Avenida Juan Ponce de León

Avenida Juan Ponce de León, coextensive as Route PR-25 along its entire length, is one of the main thoroughfares in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico Urban Primary Highway 25 marker

Highway 25
Avenida Juan Ponce de León
Route information
Maintained by Puerto Rico DTPW
Length11.1 km[1][failed verification] (6.9 mi)
Major junctions
South end PR-3 / PR-1 in PuebloHato Rey Sur
North endCalle Recinto Sur / Calle Fortaleza in San Juan Antiguo
MunicipalitiesSan Juan
Highway system

It is a mostly three-lane, one-way road. It runs from Old San Juan to Río Piedras pueblo and, for most of its length, it is a three- or four-lane road traversing the Isleta de San Juan corridor. The section running through Río Piedras pueblo is the only section that is not a multi-lane roadway.

Urban landscapeEdit

Institutional, cultural and other notable buildings predominate along the thoroughfare and it is considered[by whom?] as one of the main arteries in shopping errands, community participation, cultural activities and of personnel training of the city, it also constitutes an attraction for its architecture.[2]

A stretch of Avenida Ponce de León has been designated as the arts district.[citation needed][by whom?] It starts in Miramar and continues towards Hato Rey for 4 miles.

Major intersectionsEdit


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Puerto Rico Department of Transportation and Public Works. "Datos de Transito 2000-2009" (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  2. ^ www.prfrogui.com History of the Roads of Puerto Rico-(in Spanish)-Retrieved 18 May 2018.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Avenida Juan Ponce de León at Wikimedia Commons