The Capitol of Puerto Rico, San Juan

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Delve into the rich history of Puerto Rico at The Capitol of Puerto Rico, otherwise known as "The Palace of Laws." Take a guided tour around the stately 1929 structure adorned in Georgian pink marble, and see the mosaic murals depicting the historic events of the area. The location affords great views of the ocean and neighboring fort from the front door. Note that you'll need to climb quite a few stairs to the entrance and there is no disabled access. Reserve your guided tour in advance. For travelers who use our world travel planner, San Juan holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the The Capitol of Puerto Rico and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I stumbled upon this building and went to a side entrance hoping to see a little of it. Although the "main" doors in the front are closed, the building is open Monday through Friday and offers FREE to...  more »
  • Our Celebrity Cruise tour took us here for a quick visit and picture. I have no idea about the place other than it was very attractive from the outside. We took a nice picture.  more »
  • We hired a taxi for a couple of hours that sit 8 people for U$200. Driver very easy going and show us this capital building made of marble. The view opposite to the building face Atlantic sea and exce...  more »
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  • The building looks pretty from the outside but it was barricaded off and you couldn't get in for the several days I tried. I don't know why they don't open it to the public.
  • its a nice building. i didnt went inside (if this is even possible). across the street is a platform with a statue an a beautiful view! ist worth a stop.
  • A beautiful building from the streets.. I've never been inside however.
  • Legislators and senators decide with closed doors the laws that are going to apply to the entire island in times of crisis. They put the police at the entrance. It's a place beautiful built in white marmol, but some sketchy things are happening there right now.
  • Beautiful historic building. House of the legislative branch of Puerto Rico. Limited parking and no eating area around.

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