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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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  • Old San Juan was absolutely beautiful. The cobblestone streets are well maintained and very clean. Every street was adorable and very colorful. I felt safe walking around all hours of the day. The... 
    Old San Juan was absolutely beautiful. The cobblestone streets are well maintained and very clean. Every street was adorable and very colorful. I felt safe walking around all hours of the day. The...  more »
  • David was an amazing and charismatic tour guide. He was very informative and helpful! For this tour, it’s definitely suggested that you were comfortable shoes as Old San Juan does have cobblestone... 
    David was an amazing and charismatic tour guide. He was very informative and helpful! For this tour, it’s definitely suggested that you were comfortable shoes as Old San Juan does have cobblestone...  more »

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