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Walking Tour of Old San Juan
"9am - Meet guide in front of Senor Frogs 102 Calle Marina San Juan 00901 Puerto Rico First visit La Fortaleza (Governors house) The gate of San Juan
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Old San Juan Deluxe Walking Tour
"There is a magical feeling to the area of Old San Juan and your first thought may be that you are not in the United States. There seems to be nothing that looks as old or has the history on the mainland as you will see in Old San Juan. Founded in 1521 this part of the city of San Juan is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as a US Historic Zone. Your walk begins at the water's edge and follows the city wall where the view is spectacular and the past comes alive. There are over 400 well-preserved buildings in the old city that date back to its inception. The architecture is incredible and you will feel as if you are in Europe with cobblestone streets and buildings sitting side by side. Most of the old city will remind you of its history as a military stronghold but much of this area has now been modified to house attractions for tourism. Cafes small shops great gardens and courtyards abound. The former barracks now house the Museo de Las Americas and has a collection of Latin American Folk Art. Some of the religious structures spread throughout the area such as the San Juan Cathedral seem to be both Gothi San Juan Cathedral and many more historical places. And you will learn where to find other points of interest that you can return to and explore in greater detail.Some sights you'll see include San Juan Gate
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San Juan Bay Day Sail
"Departing from San Juan Bay Marina in the heart of San Juan your captain will take you on the best sail you will experience. Start off with your first complimentary drink as we exit the dock and set sail. Take in the sights along the way as the boat crew point out interesting facts and landmarks of San Juan. where you will see the adjacent towns and harbor. Sail along the historic wall of El Morro Fort for a perfect photo opportunity. If weather permits we will sail out to the open ocean to catch a glimpse of the north coast of Puerto Rico for an exciting sa"""Discover San Juan Puerto Rico aboard a sailboat. Take in the panoramic views on this pleasure sightseeing tour of San Juan Bay and adjacent waters. Relax on a romantic sail with your loved one or have a fun getaway with a group of friends. Take a break from the city and stitle=Highlights&1=Choice+of+morning+or+afternoon+departure&2=Family+friendly&3=Get+inside+tips+from+a+local&4=Romantic+experience%2C+perfect+for+couples&5=Small+group+ensures+personal+service&6=Free+drinks+included&7=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professio
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Explore Old San Juan

Old San Juan is best explored on foot. The streets are extremely narrow, parking is quite a challenge, and traffic is generally slow moving. Their are so many wonderful things to see. Take notice of...
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pabertra
Nov 15, 2004

Wandering Around Old San Juan

Old San Juan is a beautiful city filled with multihued buildings, blue cobblestone streets, and lots of shops, resturants and museums. We spent our last day in Puert Rico strolling around and window...
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kazander
Mar 21, 2006

Viejo San Juan / Old San Juan

You have to take a walk through Old San Juan. Absorb the city's history and feel it though the cobblestone streets, the town squares/plazas, its cruise ship filled dock, tiny shops, El Morro and the...
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Natalllya
Jul 30, 2004

19th century blue cobblestone streets

When you walk the historic district of Old San Juan you will notice these beautiful blue cobblestone streets. The stones were baked in Spain in the 1800's and brought to Puerto Rico as ballast. They...
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pabertra
Nov 15, 2004

Must-see: Old San Juan

If you are planning to visit Puerto Rico, San Juan will almost certainly be your port of entry into the Island. San Juan's Old City, or Viejo San Juan is a must-see for all tourists and the...
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gdilieto
Dec 07, 2008

Castillo de San Cristóbal

San Cristóbal Fort was built to protect San Juan from attack by sea. Along with El Morro, San Cristóbal Fort has been designated a National Historic Site and is part of a World Heritage Site.It is...
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pecaspeca
Jul 03, 2005

Old San Juan

The Old San Juan is a picturesque historic city with colonial architecture, hanging balconies, fortifications, city walls and cobble stone streets.If you come to Puerto Rico you have to at least...
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pecaspeca
Jul 03, 2005

Charming Old San Juan

Pick up a walking guide map from the visitors center and explore this charming town. The fortress are interesting. Shopping....caution do not shop when there are Cruise Ships at the dock...prices go...
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ceswho
Jul 03, 2004

Old San Juan

Old San Juan is charming. The buildings are beautiful and the promenade has a lovely view of the sea. Old San Juan is a nice place to spend an afternoon strolling around, meeting people, enjoying the...
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asturnut
Oct 29, 2002

The doors of San Juan

What is unique about San Juan, Puerto Rico? It's not the Hispanic culture. It's not the people...The doors of San Juan are obviously the talk of the tourists! Check out all the doors of the houses and...
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joiwatani
Sep 17, 2011

Go fly a kite

On the cliffs above the Caribbean Sea between El Morro and Castillo de San Cristobal the breezes off the sea rise over the large grassy area in front of the fortress making the perfect kite flying...
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JREllison
Jul 23, 2010

Fort

We planned on checking out Old San Juan on another trip, however we had some time between our Isla Nena flight from Culebra and our flight back to Orlando......so we checked our bags and decided to...
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CulturalCompetence
Jul 10, 2004
 
 
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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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Parque National Cavernas del Rio Camuy

Located in the central west region of Puerto Rico Camuy has one of the most spectacular natural jewels of all Puerto Rico. The Rio Camuy Caves was carved by the third largest subterranean river in the...
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Pozo de Jacinto

Located on the beach of Jobos in Isabella is the natural opening made by the sea which has a interesting tale attached to it. It is said that the name derived from a farmer by the name of Jacinto who...
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El Yunque/Caribbean Rain Forest

El Yunque is Puerto Rico's premier eco-tourism location is the only tropical rain forest in the U.S. National Forest system! El Yunque has been a Federal Forest Reserve for over a century – they...
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Bacardi Factory

When visiting San Juan in the past, we rarely strayed beyond the confines of Old San Juan itself. During our latest visit, we made the decision to branch out a little. We visited the Bacardi Factory...
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Castillo San Felipe del Morro

El Morro (“The Promontory”) is perhaps the most famous historic structure in Puerto Rico. Begun in 1539, the mighty fortress was built on a narrow point overlooking the San Juan Bay and the Atlantic...
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