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Old San Juan Walking Tour
Enjoy a comprehensive walking tour of San Juan led by writer David Rodríguez. You will visit some of San Juan's most famous sights and learn stories and facts that will bring these locations alive. On this walking tour you will experience the beauty of th"""Discover the beauty of Old San Juan with writer David Rodríguez author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Barbate. Tour Old San Juan's most important historic sites learn about Puerto Rican culture and experience the places and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the past and present of Puerto Rico."title=Highlights&1=Take+a+walking+tour+of+Old+San+Juan+with+author+David+Rodr%ADguez&2=Discover+key+historic+sites+and+gain+new+insight+into+Puerto+Rican+culture+from+a+knowledgeable+author&3=See+San+Juan+sights+including+Fort+San+Cristobal%27s+Lookout
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Old San Juan Segway Tour
"Meet your small group in Old San Juan where your 2-hour tour begins with a safety briefing from your informative guide. Put on your helmet and get familiar with operating your two-wheeled Segway. Once you’re ready to roll set off along the streets of Old San Juan a beautiful city dating back to 1513. Bump along ancient cobblestone streets and admire well-preserved examples of Spanish colonial architecture. Pause throughout the tour to snap photos of some of the iconic sights and hear engaging military and his a plaza overlooking San Juan Bay capture views of modern San Juan. Learn how various countries over the years vied for control of the bay a key position for maritime defense
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Bacardi Rum Distillery and Old San Juan Tour
"Travel across the Port of San Juan to the world's largest rum distillery to get up-close looks at the fascinating process of converting sugarcane into delicious rum. Head inside the Casa Bacardi Visitors Center to learn how this world-famous distillery w check out old advertising and learn about the history of Bacardi’s delicious spirits. Your tour includes a commemorative Bacardi cup as well and a refreshing welcome cocktail. Stop at the gift shop to browse a selection of exclusive Bacardi merchandise and liquors you can't find walk out onto the pavilion in the shape of Bacardi’s famous bat logo and enjoy panoramic views of Old San Juan before your driver takes you into the Old Town.Afterwards you will visit Old San Juan - one of the best-preserved Spanish colonial cities in the world and the oldest settlement in Puerto Rico. The entire city is a National Historic Preservation site. Included in the trip is an express tour through some of the most popular streets such as Cristo and Fortaleza street and the Plazas around with time to take pictures. At the end of the tour
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City Walls

The old city is surrounded by walls, which started with the construction of El Morro in 1539. The walls stretch for 3.4 miles encompassing the old city. The city only began to expand beyond the walls...
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Jim_Eliason
Jul 16, 2016

Take a Self-Guided Walking Tour

The top attractions of Old San Juan can easily be seen on foot for the most part. While Old San Juan could include the far outer edges of El Morro, Fort San Felipe to the west and Castillo San...
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starship
Jan 20, 2016

Walking Old San Juan

Sightseeing in Old San Juan, just walking around, is one of the best activities while in Puerto Rico. Just wander the streets, peek into the church, some of the many cafes and bars and restaurants,...
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BastianS1
Sep 29, 2014

Sailing in San Juan at Sail Old San Juan

Day or Sunset charter at Sail Old San Juan is a great way to get out on the water during stay in the city. Sailing is done by a professional captain, drinks are included, and the boat is fast and...
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BastianS1
Sep 29, 2014

Visit on Foot, Take your Time

Old San Juan is an architecturally beautiful neighbourhood that contains many of the cultural and historical sights of San Juan like the Castillo San Felipe del Morro, La Fortaleza and the Cathedral...
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ainsleigh
Aug 02, 2014

Old San Juan tour

After we got off the cruise ship, we were headed to the taxi ranks when a tour representative stopped us and advised us that the Festival of St. Sebastian was in progress and that traffic was a mess...
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Dabs
Jan 21, 2014

San Juan

This is myself and my husbands first trip here and there is nothing else to say but WOW . This town is full of history , culture and fantastic architecture . Anyone wishing to visit this town should...
sue_parker
Jul 01, 2013

cooking classes and foodie walking tour

A city's most defining characteristics are its food, architecture and cultural traditions. I suggest checking out Favors of San Juan (http://www.sanjuanfoodtours.com) if you're going to be spending...
mofongo4200
Feb 21, 2012

The Streets of Old San Juan

Walking through Old San Juan is like walking through a museum dedicated to the conservation and preservation of Spain's culture in the new world. Multi-colored cement buildings covered with balconies...
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garridogal
Nov 28, 2011

A Walking Tour of Old San Juan

Although I had walked around in Old San Juan on my own during an earlier trip to Puerto Rico, in our most recent visit Karen and I decided to cough up the $45 each for a three hour guided walking...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Apr 04, 2011

We docked at Pier #1

As soon as we were off the Independence of the Seas we were walking through the customs into Old San Juan. It was rather difficult to locate the Tourist Office on Paseo La Princessa St. There were...
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807Wheaton
May 13, 2009

Driving in Old San Juan

I don't do much walking, and particularly when it is hot and humid and when the footing is uneven. The streets here are blue cobblestones which do make for sometimes uneven footing. And the streets...
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grandmaR
Apr 09, 2009
 
 
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"BLUE WATERS, WHITE SAND AND TONS OF HISTORY,"
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Things to Do Near Old San Juan

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Alcaldia - City Hall

Like the Capitolio, the San Juan City Hall is open to all visitors from Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Located on the Plaza de Armas in a beautiful building dating back to the 17th century, the...
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Plaza De Armas

in this place there is always activity... people speaking or singing and playing... but we come back to feed the billions of pigeons who will eat from your hand, and watch people go by... last time we...
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La Fortaleza

La Fortaleza was built between 1533 and 1540 as the Spanish settlement's very first fortification, making it a few years older than El Morro. In fact, when you go on a tour of the residence, you can...
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Cathedral

If you're planning to visit Old San Juan, don't miss the second-oldest cathedral in the Americas, the Cathedral of San Juan Bautista. It has a pretty facade in the late Gothic style overlooking a very...
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Parque de las Palomas

Palque de las palomas was a great and fun place to visit. I say was because unfortunately it has closed. I was there with my son on June of 2012 and we found out it was closed due to health reasons. I...
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Capilla Del Cristo

This old church was built centuries ago. The legend behind it is that a young man on horseback plunged over the cliff that this church is located on. During his descent he prayed to one of the...
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