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  • Museums

    Dr Pio Lopez Martinez

    The Museo de Arte Dr. Pio Lopez Martinez is also known as the Pio Lopez Martinez Museum, the Frade Museum and the Dr Pio Lopez Martinez Museum of Art. It is located on the Cayey Campus of the University of Puerto Rico in the city of Cayey. The museum is named after and dedicated to the professor, director and the founder of the museum, Dr. Pio Lopez Martinez.

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    Anasco

    Añasco is a city located on the island of Puerto Rico. It is situated near the west coast of the island and was named after Don Luis de Añasco. Añasco also borders the Mona Passage, which is a strait seperating Puerto Rico from the Hispaniola island. North of Añasco is Las Marias and Mayagüez; south of the city is Moca, Rincón and Aguada; and west of Añasco is Las Marias and San Sebastián. ...

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    Hormigueros

    Lying in the west of Puerto Rico is Hormigueros. This interesting destination covers and area of 29 km sq and is home to over 17 000 individuals. Made up of 5 wards, Hormigueros has much to offer visitors. Also known as “El Pueblo del Milagro” (which means “town of the miracle”), Hormigueros is a great destination and well worth a visit.

  • La Montaňa (Central)

    Comerio

    Just east of central Puerto Rico you will find a little city by the name of Comerio. Locals like to call this charming place ‘La Perla de Plata’ – which basically means ‘the pearl of the Plata’. Comerio is set in a geographically beautiful area with two rivers – the Rio Hondo Arroata and La Plata – running through it. If the nickname is anything to go by, Comerio must be one of the most ...

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    San Sebastian

    The town of San Sebastian was founded by Captain Cristobal Gonzalez de la Cruz in 1752. There are 38,799 inhabitants in this slowly expanding town. The people of San Sebastian are proud of their town and this is shown in the many well-maintained and attractive buildings that characterize it. One can appreciate the experience of walking down the streets of San Sebastian with its distinctive ...

  • Porta del Sol (West)

    Moca

    If you are making travel arrangements for your trip to Puerto Rico, why not consider making a visit to the municipality of Moca. Named from the Andira Inermis or Moca tree that grows here in abundance, this picturesque part of Puerto Rico is a treat. Moca is situated on the western side of the island and it incorporates as many as ten different wards. The central part of the municipality and ...

  • Events

    Puerto Rico is a vibrant land filled with color and energy. Exciting events and celebrations are held throughout the year. You can join in the festivities - whether they are a local or regional fair, art festival, theatrical production or a gallery exhibit - and have the time of your life. There are a number of Patron Saint Festivals or Fiestas Patronales held in Puerto Rico each year. ...

  • Northern Region

    Barceloneta

    Barceloneta is also known as “la ciudad le las pinas” which means “Pineapple City”. This is due to the numerous pineapple plantations which extend over most of the land that surrounds the city. There are many attractions in the town of Barceloneta, but a particularly special one is the Patron Saint Festivals. During this time the patron saint of all the island's towns and cities are held in ...

  • La Montaňa (Central)

    Cidra

    Cidra, which lies to the west of Caguas, is also known as El Pueblo de la Eterna Primavera which means 'City of Eternal Spring'. It was established in 1809 and has become a popular destination in Puerto Rico, as it is the only location in Puerto Rico, where lucky visitors might be able to catch a glimpse of the blue-eyed La Paloma Sabanera bird. Being the last hope of the survival of this ...

  • Northern Region

    Hatillo

    Hatillo, pronounced “ah-TEE-yo”, originally consisted of a small piece of land less then ten acres or ten “cuerdas” in size. The land was donated by Agustin Ruiz Miranda on the condition that the majority of the land be used for the erection of public buildings and main streets. The remaining land was to be sold or retrained and used strictly for public housing. This was the beginning of the ...