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Parque de la Ceiba

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Address: Comercio Street, Ponce, Puerto Rico

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Sad state of the Ceiba tree

Really sad to look at this majestic tree so deteriorated. Ten years ago it was amazing. I would only recommend visiting this tree if you hold dear memories of it.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patria L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really sad to look at this majestic tree so deteriorated. Ten years ago it was amazing. I would only recommend visiting this tree if you hold dear memories of it.

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Thank Patria L
North Carolina
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71 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The Tree was tall and had leaves. Bark was a greyish color and the grass was green around it. Looked kind of dead, but it just have been the lighting. Not really sure why we went there and looked at it, i have a lot of trees in my back yard, might right a review about those next.

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Thank Randy H
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35 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

It was a bit hard to find, but it is this gated area with the ceiba tree in the middle and some other plants and benches surrounding it. Nice to look at if you have the time; the tree is pretty impressive.

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Thank Talia Z
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The grass was was tall, there was a lot of garbage in the area and the tree seemed almost dead. Its sad. We didn't even get out of the car.

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Thank lymaridr
San Antonio, Texas
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Considered the oldest Cieba tree in existence, it has survived the test of time and stands tall as evidence of perseverance and pride.

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Thank MrRitmo
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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395 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I have pass through here many other occasions during different years this is the best time I have seen this area.

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Thank Maritza G
Boston (well, an hour south)
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285 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I kept driving by Comercio Street, but couldn't find it. Luckily, I found the address online - Parque de Ceiba. You really only need 5 minutes to check out this huge tree. When I went, part of the tree was gone...maybe it is too fragile or that top part was too far ruined - not sure. If you are in... More 

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Thank su2doz
Coral Springs, Florida
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2,653 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 774 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Its a beautiful tropical area, the park is very small; but then you have Parque de la Ceiba. It is really an impressive tree, you can sit and enjoy. No rum and coke you need to walk somewhere.

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Thank 387indy
Puerto Rico
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32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

A park with a huge ceiba tree suffering a fungal infestation. Unfortunately, this century old tree is slowly dying off.

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Thank olas_y_arena
Seattle, Washington
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46 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Not much to do here, other than look at a giant tree. That being said, it's worth a stop if you can fit it in your plans. The thing is really massive.

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