Exploring Lajas, Puerto Rico: Discovering the Hidden Gem

Our Lady of Candelaria

Nestled in the southwestern region of Puerto Rico lies the charming town of Lajas. Founded on May 1, 1883, by Teodoro Jacome Pagan, this picturesque town boasts a rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking natural beauty. From its humble beginnings to its present-day allure, Lajas invites visitors to immerse themselves in its captivating story. Early History and Founder Lajas traces its roots back to the late 19th century when Teodoro Jacome Pagan envisioned a community that would thrive amidst the lush landscapes of Puerto Rico’s southwestern coast. With its fertile…

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