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What to see in Puerto Rico

Bioluminescent Bay

The water in Mosquito Bay sparkles like stars when disturbed due to the hundreds of thousands of bioluminescent dinoflagellates…

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Caribbean National Forest (El Yunque)

The Caribbean National Forest, 35 miles (56km) east of San Juan, is the only tropical rainforest in the United States…

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Casa Bacardi Visitor Centre

Undoubtedly one of the top tourist attractions in Puerto Rico, a trip to the Casa Bacardi Visitor Centre is a must for…

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Casa del Libro

The 18th-century mansion known as Casa del Libro houses a vast collection of rare sketches, illustrations, ancient manuscripts…

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Coffin Island

On weekends a ferry carries visitors from the pier at La Guancha on the Ponce waterfront to Coffin Island, a tiny uninhabited…

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Culebra and Vieques

Dubbed 'the enchanted isles', Vieques and her smaller sister Culebra are located off Puerto Rico's east coast, accessible…

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Fort San Felipe del Morro

The mighty six-level fortress of San Felipe del Morro, built in 1540, towers 140 feet (43m) above the sea on San Juan…

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La Casa Blanca

The family of Puerto Rico's first governor, Ponce de Leon, built the historic homestead of Casa Blanca in 1523 and then…

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La Fortaleza

The Fortaleza was built in 1540 as a fortress to guard the entrance to the San Juan harbour, but later became the official…

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Las Cabezas de San Juan Nature Reserve

Located on three promontories on the extreme northeast corner of the island, Las Cabezas reserve is one of the most beautiful…

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Museo Castillo Serralles

Perched above the city of Ponce on El Vigia Hill is the restored residence of the Serralles rum-producing family. The…

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Museo de Arte

Puerto Rico's showcase art gallery opened just a few years ago at a cost of millions of dollars. The gallery is housed…

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Museum of Puerto Rico Music

This museum is dedicated to documenting the rich tapestry of the island's music history and pays tribute to Puerto Rican…

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Old San Juan

This area, encompassing about seven blocks, dates back about 500 years to the Spanish occupation when it served as a…

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Ponce Art Museum

The 'Museo de Arte de Ponce' contains the largest art collection in the Caribbean, housed in a building designed by Edward…

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San Germán

A historic town with a colourful past, San Germán was the second city founded in Puerto Rico by the Spanish. Its…

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Tibes Indigenous Ceremonial Center

This ancient Indian site, still being excavated, is one of the most important archaeological sites in the West Indies.…

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