Carolina is an absolutely gorgeous city located in Puerto Rico - the 51st State. Also called Tierra de Gigantes - Land of Giants, Carolina is home for 175.000 people. Established in 1816 as Trujillo Bajo - Lower Trujillo, the town changed its name in 1857 to San Fernando de la Carolina and is now named simply Carolina. The nickname of Tierra de Gigantes was given in honor of notable residents like Julia de Burgos, a poet and Roberto Clemente, baseball player. If you plan to visit Carolina and you do not have enough time, pick the most interesting attractions you could see from the 17 barrios - neighborhoods.
Top Attractions within Carolina
Museo Historico de la Biblia - The Historical Museum of the Bible is a religious museum you can visit in Carolina. Filled with documents and paintings of saints, books related to the study of the bible and life of saints, this museum represents the mixed beliefs of the Puerto Rican culture. You can see great religious artwork in here if you are a passionate and you can also buy artwork, not necessarily paintings but also sculptures and sketches with religious themes.
Noche de Jazz y Galleria - Jazz Nigh and Gallery is a musical event held in Carolina more often than you probably imagine - in the last Fridays of February, April, August and October. The event takes places in the historical Plaza de Recreo San Fernando and is internationally known, jazz singers and listeners gathering from all over the world for this event.
Parque Conmemorativo Julia de Burgos - Julia de Burgos Memorial Parks is a park hosting also a museum dedicated to the national poet of Puerto Rico. In this Carolina park you can also hike and jog or see different plays in its own amphitheater. You should not miss the mausoleum dedicated to Julia de Burgos either.