Plaza de Armas, San Juan

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As one of the main squares in San Juan, Plaza de Armas often serves as a meeting point for both locals and tourists. The square is dominated by an impressive round fountain, surrounded by four statues that personify the four seasons. When you arrive, look for the city hall on the north side; the Department of State building sits to the west. If you have time, get a coffee from one of the stands and sit under the shady trees to watch passersby. For travelers who use our international travel planner, San Juan holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Plaza de Armas and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • In this square you can find the City Hall, and at the other end 2 beautiful bulidings , one is the Puerto Rican State department and the other is the local government building. The square is full of p...  more »
  • a coffee in the morning, nice booth! While Ma'am's side find the rare dress $10 (tjmax equivalent)
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  • Our boys enjoyed watching the birds and eating an ice cream. it was worth pausing here to rest on our way throug the old town of San Juan.  more »
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