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Welcome to Aguada
West of Puerto Rico, Sotomayor Town
Aguada is a city from the west of Puerto Rico that have been known for their Sugar Industry, beaches and historic precedent of eyesight and discover Puerto Rico
Aguada is a fairly large city with a population of more than 42 000 people spread out over an area of approximately 78 square kilometers. The city has approximately 17 wards excluding the administrative center of the city, which is known as ‘Aguada Pueblo’. The city may not be at the top of the average tourist’s list of places to go, but it does have some interesting attractions such as the Ermita Espinar Ruins. The Aguada Museum located in an old railroad station building and allows visitors to browse through a variety of artifacts left behind by the Taino Indian settlers. Some of these historical artifacts include items from the Taíno Indians who in the past used to populated this area.
Learn About Aguada History
Aguada was founded in 1510 with the name of Villa de Sotomayor by Cristóbal de Sotomayor, and under orders from Juan Ponce de León. Since then, Aguada is known as La Villa de Sotomayor (Sotomayor's village). The city is also known as La Ciudad Del Descubrimiento, as it is popularly held that Christopher Columbus landed in Aguada when he discovered Puerto Rico in November 1493. But there is no exact documentation about this fact.
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 Aguada
Feria de Artesanías - November
Festival del Juey - October
Festival de la Chopa - August
Festival del Descubrimiento de Puerto Rico - November
Festival Playero de la Noche de San Juan - June
Fiestas Patronales de San Francisco de Asís - October
Every year, Aguada celebrates a patron saint festival. The festivities include dances, food, parades and religious processions
Aguada is an interesting little city that forms part of the west of Puerto Rico and offer to all of us their unique Attractions. Here are some of the best locations that you can visit on your next Caribbean Trip
This is a Museum built in an old former railroad station
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