LA TIERRA DE LOS GIGANTES
KNOW ABOUT THEIR UNIQUENESS
Welcome to Carolina
North of Puerto Rico, La Ciudad de Los Gigantes
Carolina is a city with everything like, an International Airport Luis Muñoz Marin, one the Best Beaches Balneario de Carolina and one the best sports facilities. ,
The city is also known as "El Pueblo de los Tumba Brazos" (The Arm Hackers Town). During the late 1800s, the town's major export was sugar cane. Sugar cane workers solved their issues by fighting with their machetes, and therefore many lost their arms. Carolina is very orientated in tourism sector with the Beautiful Balneario de Carolina and needed to be mention has one the best in the all island.
Learn About Carolina History
Lorenzo Vizcarrondo founded Carolina in 1857. The city's original name was Trujillo Bajo. It took on a new name when Don Gaspar Martínez, the person who donated the land to establish the municipality, requested that the town be called Carolina in honor of his daughter Carolina de San Juan. Carolina is known as "La Tierra de Gigantes" (land of giants), in honor of one of its inhabitants: Don Felipe Birriel, who was the tallest man in Puerto Rican history, with an unconfirmed height of 2.413 meters or seven feet eleven inches (7' 11"), but not only him, including poet Julia de Burgos and most notably the first Latin American player named to baseball's Hall of Fame, Roberto Clemente. Carolina was also home to Jesús T. Piñero, the first Puerto Rican to be appointed as governor by the United States government.
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 Carolina
Ladies Crafts Fair - April
San Fernando Patron Celebrations - May
Crafts Fair - July
Roberto Clemente Week - August
Patron Saint Celebration of Santa Carolina
Carolina offers to any traveler the most treasures things to find in the Caribbean from beaches, restaurants, sports and ease transportation
Places and Deals to Stay in
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