One of the world’s largest radio telescope, which is used to study the ionosphere and nearby planets as they pass overhead. Open since 1963, this radio telescope has made many significant scientific discoveries.
The Arecibo Observatory is a radio telescope in the municipality of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. As of 2018, the observatory is operated by University of Central Florida, Yang Enterprises and UMET, under cooperative agreement with the US National Science Foundation.
The observatory of Arecibo it is the perfect spot for the scientist and for the movie experts. As important films have been filmed in this majestic place such as Golden Eye, Contact, etc.
A popular tourist destination. It is a renowned observatory and research center boasting a 1000-foot-wide radio telescope. It is about 40 minutes away.
“Be ready to be wowed as soon as you enter this wondrous natural attraction, tucked into the karst region of the north coast. Rio Camuy Cave formally named Parque Las Cavernas del Rio Camuy, designated the First Natural Delight of Puerto is “one of the world’s largest cave networks”. This is an excellent day trip just about 1 hour an 20 minute drive from San Juan, Puerto Rico. If you don’t want to drive yourself, you can conveniently book with a cavern tour guide who provide transportation from San Juan. (before going, check if they are open)”
“Right on the roaring Atlantic coast is Cueva del Indio, or Indian Cave, named after the indigenous hieroglyphs found carved into the rocks. The entrance fee is $5 and will give you access to impressive cliffs, views of crashing waves, and a natural bridge formed from rocks. Prior to Hurricane María there was a ladder leading down to the cave which is now gone. Experienced climbers can still make the descent down to the cave where there are rock carvings made by the Taínos, the tribe that lived on the island before the arrival of Columbus and the Spanish. Note: Parque Nacional de las Cavernas del Rio Camuy, which offers access to the largest cave network in the Western hemisphere, is currently closed. A potential reopening date has not been set. However, there are many other exciting and beautiful caves to visit throughout the island.”
“TOROVERDE is the ecological park where you will spend endless hours of adventure. You will enjoy the most beautiful landscapes that will leave you breathless, and extreme sports can make direct contact with nature. If you are someone that you like to feel that rush of adrenaline and excitement, this is the place for you.”
“If you like outdoors and nature, you will be astonished by the views at Arecibo. There you can visit La Cueva del Indio and beach La Posita del Obispo. Highly recommended. ”
“If you love Nature, waterfalls and mountains this has everything for you. Explore, take amazing pictures, learn about our amazing rainforest and just have a wonderful day here. Also visit Portolito for lots of information, pictures, educational videos and bring the family. ”