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Fortaleza Street, San Juan

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Get into the bustling atmosphere of old San Juan at Fortaleza Street. Roaming the cobblestoned street lined with colonial era buildings, you can find numerous shops selling clothes, souvenirs, art, and jewelry. Hang out at one of the bars, mingle with the locals, people-watch, and take in the spirit of the harbor city. Restaurants along the lively street serve up Puerto Rican cuisine with a historical atmosphere. Put Fortaleza Street at the forefront of your travel plans using our San Juan trip itinerary builder.
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  • Lovely old street, very narrow European style. Lots of shops selling just about everything. Sidewalks are narrow; single file often needed. Even if you are not a shopper, it is worth a stroll.  more »
  • This is such a fun place to shop and eat and play ! Once you've been there you will want to go back !!  more »
  • We were near to this area and would walk there to have dinner, lots of fine dining restaurants, barrachina,marmalade, the parrot club to name a few,name brand shops, souvenir stores,lots to see and re...  more »
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  • A historic jewel! The tour was excellent.
  • Beautiful historic residence of the Governor of San Juan, Puerto Rica. We were lucky to get a chance to go on a tour of the residence that is not generally available to the public.
  • Beautiful castle where the governor of Puerto Rico and his family lives, full of history
  • Great place. Went there for their Christmas special!
  • Not sure how to see the place was gated off