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El Museo Castillo Serralles

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Address: 17 Calle El Vigia | (take a taxi), Ponce 00730-2926, Puerto Rico
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Evoking the era of the sugar barons of Puerto Rico, this beautiful Spanish...

Evoking the era of the sugar barons of Puerto Rico, this beautiful Spanish Revival mansion was built in 1930 for the Serrallés family, owners of the Don Q rum distillery.

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Wonderful Vistas, good mix of culture and history.

Lots of family and local history and background on the rum industry in the area. The tour is not long but the stairs may be an issue, they do have an older Elevator. The short... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Nashua, New Hampshire

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lots of family and local history and background on the rum industry in the area. The tour is not long but the stairs may be an issue, they do have an older Elevator. The short movie on the front end of the tour was OK but may have been a little long winded sales pitch for the event rental areas.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved all the antique furniture! Beautiful gardens and scenery! I enjoyed learning about the history of the castillo.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Castillo Serrallés on December 29th with my mother and father. Mom needs a walker, but the staff made it easy for her to get around the mansion’s four floors by providing access to the elevator. If you have been to Ponce, you have probably seen Cruceta del Vigía which is a huge cross that overlooks... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my three boys here as part of our own educational outing. The castle will transport you to the colonial days. It is a very well kept property. It is remarkable to see the lifestyle the Serrales had.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Castillo Serrallés is one of the beautiful places to visit in Ponce. Full of history and romanticism, as you walk through its rooms and gardens. Well preserved.

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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Beautiful house, that once belonged to a prominent family in Ponce. Now they use it to celebrate weddings and other activities. The view is worth the visit..

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

If you want to see Ponce just for the sake of it like we did then you should check it out since there isn't much to check out in Ponce. As far as mansion tours go it's average at best. The view of Ponce is the best part. House isn't bad. They make you sit through a video about the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

A beautiful building overlooking the city (by the cross). You are toured by knowledgeable guides. The venue is also huge for hosting weddings and other events with 50-300 people.

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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Travel in time to Ponce and visit the Serrallés castle. Although this mansion, built in the 30's, is not a castle in the architectural strict sense of the word, it was once the residence of the "Puerto Rico's Rum Royal Family". Serrallés still makes various brands of rum including the famous Don Q and when the guided tour is over... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We arrived first thing in the morning when they opened and ended up getting a private tour. The grounds are beautiful and craftsmanship of this home is stunning!

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