THE CITY WHERE GODS DIE
KNOW ABOUT THEIR UNIQUENESS
Welcome to Añasco
West of Puerto Rico, The City where the Gods Die
Añasco in one the west privilege city with incredible sunsets, very interesting history, beaches and industries
In the manufacturing sector, there is an industrial zone sponsored by the municipality. There are industries that produce candy, fruit jams and jellies, and puff pastry made with brandy and spices that is considered to be the town specialty. There is also a special kind of clam called chipe. At one time there was a factory in the town known as The Puerto Rico Liquors Company, which manufactured rums such as Mahoma, Ron de Frutas, and San Rafael, and the anise liquors Conchita and Marie. The Arrillaga family had a pharmaceutical products plant, where rubbing alcohols such as Olga, Maravilloso Puerto Rico, and Santa Rosa, were manufactured, as well as perfumes and medicinal products such as “rownalina, Amargo de Agave, and Malarina.
Learn About Añasco History
Añasco was founded in October 18, 1733 by Luis de Añasco, a colonist from Spain who came to Puerto Rico with Juan Ponce de Añasco. Subsequently, the city was named after him. Is known as "La Ciudad Donde los Dioses Mueren" (The city where the gods die) and "El Pueblo Del Hojaldre". Agriculture ranks third or fourth as an economic activity, since most of the arable land is used for manufacturing, commerce, public buildings, and subdivisions. Nevertheless, plantains, bananas, and other produce are still grown. There is also a kind of mango produced in the region that is used to produce a famous jam. Añasco was also known for its pork rinds, a reputation now held by Bayamón.
FIND NEW TREASURES
There is always something to celebrate in Puerto Rico and each city have their own unique celebrations during the year. This is the list of celebrations for the city of Añasco
Fiestas Patronales de San Antonio Abad - January
Festival de Bellas Artes – January
Festival Mayuco - January
Festival del Teatro - May
Festival Santa Rosa de Lima - August
Maratón Cooperativa – October
Festival del Chipe - September
Añasco have some great Attractions in the West of Puerto Rico and travelers . Take a look at some of the great iconic places of Añasco.
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