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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 is a great place to visit because it has nearby hotels. They have great restaurant, many sorvenier shops and places for tours. There is so much history in old San Juan and so much to see....  more »
  • We had a great afternoon in Old San Juan. Interesting history and old world feel. Walk around the outside of the city walls at the old Fort or bike. Bring a kite to fly near the fort. Walk through the...  more »
  • Was here on a cruise and was a bit worried from what the hurricane did, but wow was I suprise how great the place looked. Just explored old San Juan and had a great time. I would say 90% of the shop w...  more »
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