The Capitol of Puerto Rico, San Juan

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Government Building · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
Delve into the rich history of Puerto Rico at The Capitol of Puerto Rico, otherwise known as "The Palace of Laws." Take a guided tour around the stately 1929 structure adorned in Georgian pink marble, and see the mosaic murals depicting the historic events of the area. The location affords great views of the ocean and neighboring fort from the front door. Note that you'll need to climb quite a few stairs to the entrance and there is no disabled access. Reserve your guided tour in advance. For travelers who use our world travel planner, San Juan holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the The Capitol of Puerto Rico and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The capitol of Puerto Rico is very impressive. One of the most beautiful buildings in this enchanting. Island  more »
  • I enjoyed the visit to the Capitol Building. Plenty of History. Puerto Rico has plenty of history. Before 1898 the island belongs to Spaniard, after 1898 are US Territory.  more »
  • We visited this during the Old Town tour. Very impressive building from both front and rear. Interesting to look at from the outside anyway, lovely architectural and stonework. Unfortunately we didn’t had the chance to get inside for a quick visit as I seen so many reviews from the tourist which did that and said it absolutely amazing. A must see while in Puerto Rico 🇵🇷
  • Beautiful building with a lot of history behind it. Great place to visit on your next trip to Puerto Rico

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