Tag: aguada

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    The region of Porta del Sol, in the west of Puerto Rico, encompasses a number of fantastic locations and attractions. Amongst the top cities is Mayaguez, also known as “Ciudad de las Aguas Puras” (City of Pure Waters). Places of interest in Mayaguez include the Casa Grande Museum, Dr. Juan A. Rivero Zoo, the India Brewery and the UPRM’s Planetarium.

  • Ermita Espinar Ruins

    If you visit Puerto Rico you simply have to try and spend at least some time in the city of Aguada. Reported to be the place where Christopher Columbus landed when he discovered this great island, this city is filled with fascinating attractions. One of Aguada’s more notable attractions is the Ermita Espinar Ruins. The history behind this small attraction is quite interesting and really ...

  • Aguada

    On the western side of the island of Puerto Rico lies a little village known as ‘Aguada’. The city was founded sometime between 1508 and 1510 by Cristobal de Sotomayor and as such, is often called ‘La Villa de Sotomayor’ (Sotomayor’s village) by the locals. Aguada is commonly thought to be one of the oldest towns on the island and there have been many unfounded claims that it was here that ...