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Calle del Cristo

Address: Calle del Cristo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #12 of 95 Attractions in San Juan
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: "That shopping street," as known to cab drivers; a tourist must.
Attraction details
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
Activities: Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: "That shopping street," as known to cab drivers; a tourist must.

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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 15, 2014

Beautiful street with the church at the end and a park next to it. We were lucky to run into this lady that gave us tips on where to go and what else to do. Puerto Rico has very friendly people.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is one of those pretty streets in Old San Juan. Pay the church a visit. Check out the small shrine at the southern end - apparently there were horse races along the street long ago and a noble man's son raced straight of the cliff and survived the fall. There are also a couple of bars and restaurants you... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The chapel at the south end of Calle de Cristro is worth the walk. We passed this on the "Tastes of San Juan" tour (which I recommend) and came back the next day for pics. Calle de Cristo also passes by the old cathedral and is a good way to get between the two main 'shopping' areas, Calle de Tetuan... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Old San Juan has so many great things to see and the streets are all cobble stone and narrow. Calle del Cristo is just another one of the old historic streets in the town.

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Katy, Texas
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80 reviews 80 reviews
25 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

looking down at the cemetery from the plaza was a great view. Some special to see as you are walking in old San Juan.

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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 too was disappointed that we couldn't get in. This entire area of the city is lovely. Plenty of things to see and photograph.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Although this is a very crowded street, at the end of the street you will be surprised by a tiny chapel with a beautiful altar and a very interesting story. In the background, there is a fantastic view of the sea and the cruises anchored in San Juan. A must see.

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Expected to see a church, but there is only a small cross on the roof; we couldn't get inside as it was locked.

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Starting from the top, (if you come in to the old city from the La Perla, El Morro area) on Cristo & San Sebastian, you'll see a cool little bar called Nonnos; next corner, Cristo & Sol, you'll come across the original Puertorrican Ben & Jerry's Cafe which has become a destination for local and tourists alike (14 years in... More 

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Sacramento, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I loved the colored buildings and the shop on this street. We parked at the hotel Covento which was pricey but a great starting place to explore. We had a great time.

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