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Old San Juan, San Juan

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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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  • Cool, colorful architecture. Hip. Clean. Friendly. Cosmopolitan in a blend of Latin/small European type small city...Old San Juan, that is Really good food. Loved the locale and everything about.....  more »
  • Very nice area - enjoyed walking around, shopping and meeting Louie the iguana. We had a good time! Nice folks here.  more »
  • Such a gorgeous area with bars, restaurants, and shops. I highly recommend taking a day or half day to walk the area. You can park in a paid parking lot for $3 which I suggest.  more »

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