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Fortaleza Street

Address: Fortaleza St, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #21 of 95 Attractions in San Juan
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: A bustling street full of shops and boutiques.
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: A bustling street full of shops and boutiques.

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Northborough, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

But if that is what floats your boat, it is there for you. Have fun. As best as I could tell, most of the shops were brand-name franchises that I recognized from malls throughout the world.

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Wichita, Kansas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
45 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Lots of activity and places to eat and shop. We stayed on that street and was central to everything.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

if you go to old san juan this is the place to be great food and drinks at many of the restaurants and great places to shop

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Lake Forest, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Some great shops, some very touristy. Depends on what you are looking for, I guess. Several great restaurants however!!

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Amanda, Ohio
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266 reviews 266 reviews
127 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I visited this place last week in an electric wheelchair. Many of the shops have no wheelchair accessibility, and some sidewalks have no ramps. The merchants here were very nice and brought items to me to look at and purchase. lots to see and do.

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Sebastian, Florida
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441 reviews 441 reviews
167 attraction reviews
347 helpful votes 347 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This street, located in Old San Juan, is a wonderful place to wonder and roam for a few hours. The shops are amazing with a great variety. The salespeople are always friendly and helpful. The entire street is easy to walk on and you'll feel safe and secure. You'll find other tourists, and locals, and business people all at the... More 

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Longview, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
21 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

walking is the best way to see this and then take the free trolly all the way around old town to spot the places you would like to go visit and areas you want to explore

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Adelaide, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is one of the better streets for shopping so if you start here and wander out for food/coffee/shops you wont go wrong.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

very quaint with many shops and restaurants. Siglo XX is located on this street. I encourage all who visit Old San Juan to walk this street.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is the best street for souvenir shopping! There are a lot of bars and restaurants as well. Try and get your hotel on this street so you can be in the middle of it all!

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