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Address: Calle del Cristo | Plaza de San José, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-725-7501
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Description: Built in the early 17th century, this is the second oldest church in the...
Built in the early 17th century, this is the second oldest church in the Western Hemisphere.
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San Jose Church in Old San Juan. Puerto Rico

The second oldest church in the New World was built by the Dominican friars in 1521 at the top of the hill when the city of San Juan moved over to the little island of San Juan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The second oldest church in the New World was built by the Dominican friars in 1521 at the top of the hill when the city of San Juan moved over to the little island of San Juan. Presently closed for renovations it is opened for viewing a few times per month. Plaza San Jose adjoins it and are the center... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We unfortunately missed the toombs downstairs as the Cathedrial was closed on the day we happened across it. We found this place while walking between the two forts in Old San Juan. The Ponce de Leon statue is not far away.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

We went for a weeks vacation, Aug 14-20, Aug 15 is Holy Day of obligation, so we entered thru the street entrance, to this beautiful white structure. i took a 10,12,14,16 kids and they sat in amazement. we stayed for the mass, then as we were leaving we were given permission to see the tombs downstairs. it was just WOW!!.... More 

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