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Old San Juan, San Juan

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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. Arrange your visit to Old San Juan and discover more family-friendly attractions in San Juan using our San Juan vacation generator.
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  • Had time before our flight so booked a trip to the rain forest. It has a nice visitor centre but the highlight is driving up to the rain forest itself. Amazing to see such dense vegetation and seeing ...  more »
  • Great for walking, look the architecture, excellent gastronomic options. great place for couples and for all the family.  more »
  • If you visit PR and not come to old San Juan not visited the island. Find everything from history in the Castillo del Morro, collection and the National Museum, shops of all kinds from Coach up to small crafts. Good restaurants and FIR all kind of prices. It is a place for all ages and tastes.
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  • Amazing and authentic tour of one of the oldest cities in the New World!
  • Cool tauu yuuk touring here
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