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Old San Juan, San Juan

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Walking along the streets and World Heritage-listed fortifications of Old San Juan, you'll feel like stepping right into a time machine, allowing you to peek into Puerto Rico's colonial past. Five centuries of history seem palpable at every step, with a narrow grid of streets lined by colorful homes and churches, and the coastline protected by enormous walls. One of the district's major attractions is an early 16th-century cathedral, which contains the tomb of famed Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon. Other highlights include an old naval station, city hall, and a bronze monument commemorating the city's successful effort to fend off a British attack in 1797. You can plan San Juan trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Incredible experience around the perimeter of the city and the all of the historical stops and incredible art and architecture, the Old Fort was amazing! From there we had some yummy ice cream treats ...  more »
  • Old San Juan is a must see. Reminds me so much of Spain! Lots of shopping options, the buildings have a historic Spanish feel! There are great places to eat as well! Absolutely loved it.  more »
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