We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Top things to do in San Juan

Name
Book a Tour
$122* and up
Ranked #1 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Map | Visitor photos (340)
Book a Tour
$122* and up
Ranked #2 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
Owner description: Constructed to defend the San Juan coastline during the 17th and 18th centuries, this dramatic fortress rises 140 feet above... more » Owner description: Constructed to defend the San Juan coastline during the 17th and 18th centuries, this dramatic fortress rises 140 feet above the sea on a rocky promontory, and is composed of six huge levels of ramps, barracks, dungeons, turrets, towers and tunnels. « less
Map | Visitor photos (1647)
Book a Tour
$61* and up
Ranked #3 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Historic Sites; Military Bases/ Facilities; Landmarks
This massive 27-acre series of fortifications is the largest the Spanish built in the New World.
Map | Visitor photos (1041)
Book a Tour
$61* and up
Ranked #4 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas; Neighborhoods
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
Map | Visitor photos (1639)
Ranked #5 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
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
Map | Visitor photos (145)
Ranked #6 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Starting January 2015 WE DO NO LONGER OFFER BIO BAY TOURS! COMMUNICATION: - Website: CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Email:... more » Owner description: Starting January 2015 WE DO NO LONGER OFFER BIO BAY TOURS! COMMUNICATION: - Website: CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION - Email: TO RECEIVE ALL TOUR INFO - Phone: this is an international number / Cindy de Groot-Perez / MON-FRI FROM 2-8 PM AVAILABLE. ADVENTURE PR will show you Puerto Rico the best way you can imagine! With local guides, informal atmosphere, just 2-4 people per guide/vehicle and "off the beaten path" - "Great for adventurous traveling explorers!" « less
Map | Visitor photos (47)
Ranked #7 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Islands; Nature and Parks
A private island where Wyndham El Conquistador guests are often ferried for more water activities.
Map | Visitor photos (76)
Ranked #8 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums; Gardens; Theaters; Shops
Owner description: More than just an art museum, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico hosts concerts and festivals as well. The Museo de Arte de... more » Owner description: More than just an art museum, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico hosts concerts and festivals as well. The Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR), a non-for-profit organization, was inaugurated on July 1, 2000, as a legacy for the Puerto Rican people. The mission of the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico is to enrich the lives of its diverse audiences by making accessible and promoting the knowledge, appreciation, and enjoyment of visual arts from Puerto Rico and the world. The MAPR engages diverse communities to facilitate learning experiences about the visual arts through: the growth of a well-researched permanent collection exemplifying significant and representative examples of Puerto Rican art from the sixteenth century to the present; a dynamic program of exhibitions supported by engaging and exciting educational and cultural programs that collectively deepen the understanding of the role of the visual arts in the human experience and contribute to the creation of a curatorial legacy; documentation, research, interpretation, preservation, and conservation of the collection and the visual arts patrimony of Puerto Rico; and alliances with local, regional, and international museums and institutions to advance the knowledge of, access to, and understanding of the visual arts of the world. « less
Map | Visitor photos (46)
Ranked #9 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Art Galleries
Map | Visitor photos (11)
Ranked #10 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
A seaside cemetery where a number of notable Puerto Ricans rest.
Map | Visitor photos (185)
Ranked #11 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Museums
Owner description: Casa Cortés, located in the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the place to experience the Chocolate Cortés Collection,... more » Owner description: Casa Cortés, located in the heart of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the place to experience the Chocolate Cortés Collection, showcasing works by the Caribbean's contemporary art masters. Currently on exhibit; CCC Caribes, features 58 paintings by 50 artists from 10 countries. Free Admission.Open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, from 11:00am - 5:00pm. « less
Map | Visitor photos (26)
Ranked #12 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
"That shopping street," as known to cab drivers; a tourist must.
Map | Visitor photos (37)
Ranked #13 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: If you are looking for traditional and contemporary Puerto Rican arts and crafts, this store located in Old San Juan offers... more » Owner description: If you are looking for traditional and contemporary Puerto Rican arts and crafts, this store located in Old San Juan offers a wide range of items, from hand carvings to ceramic objects. « less
Map | Visitor photos (6)
Ranked #14 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Convention Centers; Traveler Resources
Map | Visitor photos (28)
Book a Tour
$106* and up
Ranked #15 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; 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
Map | Visitor photos (172)
Book a Tour
$61* and up
Ranked #16 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Four centuries ago this gate was the main entrance into the city.
Map | Visitor photos (109)
Ranked #17 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Beaches
The most popular of San Juan’s beaches is also the most lively.
Map | Visitor photos (73)
Ranked #18 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Art Museums; Museums
A folk art museum with vibrant exhibits you can buy.
Map | Visitor photos (59)
Ranked #19 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Rotation exhibitions often feature Caribbean contemporary art, and there’s a permanent folk art exhibit as well.
Map
Ranked #20 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
Map | Visitor photos (6)
Ranked #21 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Neighborhoods; Other
A serene and charming beachfront neighborhood.
Visitor photos (21)
Ranked #22 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Nature and Parks
Map | Visitor photos (5)
Ranked #23 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
A bustling street full of shops and boutiques.
Map | Visitor photos (16)
Book a Tour
$61* and up
Ranked #24 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
A monument portraying a San Juan legend.
Visitor photos (7)
Ranked #25 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: Built in 1521 as a home for Governor Juan Ponce de Leon, today this historic landmark contains two interesting museums of... more » Owner description: Built in 1521 as a home for Governor Juan Ponce de Leon, today this historic landmark contains two interesting museums of Indian and colonial artifacts. « less
Map | Visitor photos (46)
Ranked #26 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Cemeteries; Landmarks
Map | Visitor photos (31)
Ranked #27 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: The majority of San Juan's hotels, restaurants and nightclubs are centered along Ashford Avenue in the Condado section of the... more » Owner description: The majority of San Juan's hotels, restaurants and nightclubs are centered along Ashford Avenue in the Condado section of the city. « less
Map | Visitor photos (3)
Ranked #28 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Map | Visitor photos (46)
Ranked #29 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Visitor photos (8)
Ranked #30 of 104 attractions in San Juan
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
A small 18th-century chapel with a fascinating history.
Map | Visitor photos (22)
Trusted travel advice about San Juan