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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  • August 10, 2017
    This street the fortress, is named for that at the end of this is the House of the Governor of the island. It begins just near the teatro Tapia, well known for its long history. There are many renowned restaurants and shops of souvenirs, gifts and more. Very picturesque street sidewalks are somewhat narrow. Much to see and the Marshall's very good store. I recommend it.
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  • August 9, 2017
    This street is always busy. Lots of shops and restaurants up and down the whole area. Traffic seems to be constant all hours.  more »
  • July 25, 2017
    One of the main streets of San Juan where there is always activity. Places of music and where you will find economic and also expensive places to enjoy good food. Safe place to walk in the night
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  • June 2, 2017
    A historic jewel! The tour was excellent.
  • January 14, 2017
    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.
  • May 7, 2017
    Beautiful castle where the governor of Puerto Rico and his family lives, full of history
  • December 13, 2016
    Great place. Went there for their Christmas special!
  • June 18, 2017
    Not sure how to see the place was gated off

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