Chapel of Christ the Savior (Capilla de Cristo), San Juan

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Head to Chapel of Christ the Savior (Capilla de Cristo), a quaint chapel with a rich history. According to legend, the chapel was built to celebrate the miracle survival of a racer who leapt over the edge of the city wall, after he was unable to stop his horse. The exterior of the 18th-century holy building features little more than an exposed bell tower. Inside, find a shining gold and silver altar surrounded by paintings from famous Puerto Rican artist Jose Campeche, all enveloped by white walls. Use our San Juan journey builder tool to arrange your visit to Chapel of Christ the Savior (Capilla de Cristo) and other attractions in San Juan.
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  • We spent a week in San Juan and never found this chapel to be open. In reading others reviews just now, it appears maybe this is only open on Tuesday. If that's the case, it would be worth...  more »
  • This small chapel at the end of the road has a unique story for its miracle. In 1753 Baltazar Montanez,who was on a horse slipped at this spot and fell off the cliff. The lSpanish Secretary of...  more »

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