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Address: Fortaleza St, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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A bustling street full of shops and boutiques.

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Nice centrally located area in old Sju. Has a lot of small shops and restaurants. We went to a nice little bakery,restaurant for breakfast it was yummy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Whitby, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The main street in old San Jaun. Lots of clothing, jewelery,hand bag,beach wear. Also has a few great cigar stores mainly The Doll House. Numerous restaurant,bars and bistros. A great street to spend a day.

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Newark, Delaware
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is one of the main shopping streets in Old San Juan. You have everything from tacky gift stores to high end jewelry shops. This area gets very busy when the cruise ships are in port.

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Conway, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice centrally located area in old Sju. Has a lot of small shops and restaurants. We went to a nice little bakery,restaurant for breakfast it was yummy.

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Ferndale, California, United States
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Got stuck on a not-so-helpful bus tour earlier in the day, so missed some of this. What an adorable spot! Little shops with local stuff (and not-so-local; be sure to read/ask where it's made if you want items made in Puerto Rico). Walkable, but narrow sidewalks and streets. Watch when you cross!

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Depew, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The old buildings with their balconies and colorful paint jobs are a site to see if you love history and architecture.

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Las Vegas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lots of jewelry stores, art and craft store, a few cigar stores and lounges. May be able to barter a little if you can compare prices or use some cash.

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Avon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fortaleza Street runs from La Fortaleza on the west, which serves as the Governor’s Mansion, to Plaza Colon on the east and is another wonderful Old San Juan street that is lined with colorful buildings. The western half of the road is probably the busiest shopping area of Old San Juan, popular with cruise ship passengers, and the eastern end... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The major street from the Cruise Docks to the ancient Armory is filled with tourists and locals. Looking at the reviews of Old San Juan restaurants or stores and it looks like half of the city's on this one street. Many of the best city restaurants are within a few blocks of each other on the eastern end of the... More 

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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a busy area filled with restaurants, bars and shops. The brightly painted colonial buildings make it picturesque.

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Stirling
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely street to stroll, eat, drink and people watch - comes alive at night - easy to walk from the port.

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