"Arecibo Observatory - Worth Seeing!" Arecibo by Lana5

Arecibo Travel Guide: 19 reviews and 54 photos

Enormous Radio Telescope in central Puerto Rico

A very interesting place to visit! It's definately worth the 1.5 hour long car ride to get there from San Juan.

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The Arecibo Observatory is part of the National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center (NAIC), a national research center operated by Cornell University under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF).

See the Official Website at www.naic.edu

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  • Pros:One of Puerto Rico's man made Wonders!
  • Cons:A short drive to get there
  • In a nutshell:A modern gem in the midst of the forest.
  • Last visit to Arecibo: Dec 2001
  • Intro Updated Jul 13, 2007
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