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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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  • It is of the major, relaxing, going on a journey to the past by its structures and streets, will fascinate you. Wonderful, it has both to go. 100 recommended
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  • The old San Juan is one of the emblematic places of Puerto Rico that every tourist must visit, be it for its beauty, its history and its people.  more »
  • The Old San Juan is a beautiful place in Puerto Rico. It is the capital. It has a lot of panoramic views. Most to see and enjoy are El Morro, La Fortaleza, the streets are so colorful and also the peo...  more »
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