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Old San Juan, San Juan

4.7
Must see · Historic Walking Area · Neighborhood
Walking along the streets and World Heritage-listed fortifications of Old San Juan, you'll feel like stepping right into a time machine, allowing you to peek into Puerto Rico's colonial past. Five centuries of history seem palpable at every step, with a narrow grid of streets lined by colorful homes and churches, and the coastline protected by enormous walls. One of the district's major attractions is an early 16th-century cathedral, which contains the tomb of famed Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon. Other highlights include an old naval station, city hall, and a bronze monument commemorating the city's successful effort to fend off a British attack in 1797. You can plan San Juan trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • I LOVE old San Juan.. Everything there is beautiful and artistic. You have to visit there if you go to PR.  more »
  • The Old San Juan walking tour with David was great. He touched base with me in advance, told me best place to park and met up at Starbucks. He greeted us with a nice goodie bag of water and gifts...  more »

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