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#1 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Historic Sites; Military Bases/ Facilities
This massive 27-acre series of fortifications is the largest the Spanish built in the New World.
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Old San Juan (San Juan)
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#2 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods; Historic Sites
Owner description: Consisting of 400 restored buildings from the 16th- and 17th-century Spanish colonial period, this area in San Juan is... more » Owner description: Consisting of 400 restored buildings from the 16th- and 17th-century Spanish colonial period, this area in San Juan is steeped in history with an old-world and romantic European charm. « less
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#3 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: This restored 19th-century esplanade is the place to begin your stroll through Old San Juan, because of its central location... more » Owner description: This restored 19th-century esplanade is the place to begin your stroll through Old San Juan, because of its central location and its inexhaustible charm. « less
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#4 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Lighthouses
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San Juan Cemetery (San Juan)
#5 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Cemeteries
A seaside cemetery where a number of notable Puerto Ricans rest.
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#6 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: Built in 1540 and the site where the body of Ponce de Leon is entombed, the the Catedral de San Juan is an authentic and rare... more » Owner description: Built in 1540 and the site where the body of Ponce de Leon is entombed, the the Catedral de San Juan is an authentic and rare New World example of medieval architecture. « less
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Adventure PR (San Juan)
#7 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
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#8 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Farms; Historic Sites
Owner description: The hacienda on this 19th-century coffee plantation not only protected the coffee beans from rain, but established a farm to... more » Owner description: The hacienda on this 19th-century coffee plantation not only protected the coffee beans from rain, but established a farm to feed the black and Puerto Rican slaves who tended the plantation. « less
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#9 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: Relax amid natural surroundings that consist of a broad protected bay with plenty of incredible beaches ideal for swimming,... more » Owner description: Relax amid natural surroundings that consist of a broad protected bay with plenty of incredible beaches ideal for swimming, boating, picnicking and boardsailing. « less
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#10 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Libraries
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#11 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Ancient Ruins
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#12 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Cemeteries; Historic Sites
Owner description: This historical site features a 1,500-year old Taino village, much of which remains intact, and skeletons dating back to A.D.... more » Owner description: This historical site features a 1,500-year old Taino village, much of which remains intact, and skeletons dating back to A.D. 700. « less
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La Guancha (Ponce)
#13 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Beaches
Ponce's boardwalk and beach area isn't so popular for swimming, but the people-watching and socializing are great.
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#14 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
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#15 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Historic Sites; Government Buildings
Owner description: Visitors can take guided tours through this World Heritage Site, a 40-room mansion completed in 1540 that was used to defend... more » Owner description: Visitors can take guided tours through this World Heritage Site, a 40-room mansion completed in 1540 that was used to defend against foreign invaders. « less
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#16 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Gardens
Offers self-guided tours through its tropical gardens.
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Plaza Palmer (Caguas)
#17 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
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#18 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Religious Sites
A small 18th-century chapel with a fascinating history.
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El Morro (San Juan)
#19 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
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#20 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Historic Sites; Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Visitors can climb La Cruz del Vigia, a 100-foot observation tower, to get an incredible view of the mountains meeting the... more » Owner description: Visitors can climb La Cruz del Vigia, a 100-foot observation tower, to get an incredible view of the mountains meeting the Caribbean Sea at Ponce. « less
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Plaza de Armas (San Juan)
#21 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
The original Old San Juan town square is a good spot to orient yourself as you begin your tour of this charming area.
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#22 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Neighborhoods
A tiny village by the sea full of homey bed and breakfast inns.
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#23 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Neighborhoods
This 400-year-old fortress rises dramatically to greet seaborne visitors to the island.
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#24 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Built by Dominican monks in 1606, this “Gate of Heaven” served as a town jail in the 19th century, and is now a small museum... more » Owner description: Built by Dominican monks in 1606, this “Gate of Heaven” served as a town jail in the 19th century, and is now a small museum displaying carved wooden religious figures. « less
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#25 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
This elegant 17th-century cathedral rises majestically in the midst of Ponce.
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Isabel Segunda (Isla de Vieques)
#26 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Historic Sites
The pretty capital of Vieques offers a restored 1840s fort and busy waterfront.
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#27 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Neighborhoods

Lajas is a very quiet town located in the south west area of Puerto Rico. It is very quiet and it is very safe.It's main turistic area is La Parguera, but there are other areas of... more »

Casa Canales (Jayuya)
#28 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Historic Sites
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#29 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
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#30 of 74 attractions in Puerto Rico
Category: Cemeteries
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