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Ranked #1 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Owner description: Our Tourcompany ADVENTURE will show you Puerto Rico and its true colors the best way you can imagine! -We only take bookings... more » Owner description: Our Tourcompany ADVENTURE will show you Puerto Rico and its true colors the best way you can imagine! -We only take bookings minimum 1 day in advance- DID NOT FOUND ACCOMMODATION YET?? Our CASA AVENTURA GUESTHOUSE gives you the change to experience a local neighbourhood but right behind the vibrant touristic area Condado. Very centrally located and just minutes from the beach! We mostly take in groups up to 10 people. We offer yoga, massage and airport transfer when possible! « less
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Ranked #2 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
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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Ranked #3 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
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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Ranked #4 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
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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Ranked #5 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
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Ranked #6 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Cemeteries
A seaside cemetery where a number of notable Puerto Ricans rest.
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Ranked #7 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
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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Ranked #8 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
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Ranked #9 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #10 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Religious Sites
A small 18th-century chapel with a fascinating history.
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Ranked #11 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
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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Ranked #12 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
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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Ranked #13 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Museums
Owner description: The mission of this Trust is to value, protect and enhance the natural environment of Puerto Rico, and complement its... more » Owner description: The mission of this Trust is to value, protect and enhance the natural environment of Puerto Rico, and complement its historical and cultural resources in order to insure a better quality of life for residents and visitors. « less
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Ranked #14 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Built in 1513, this architectural gem is the second oldest church in the New World, and a lovely example of Spanish Colonial... more » Owner description: Built in 1513, this architectural gem is the second oldest church in the New World, and a lovely example of Spanish Colonial architecture. « less
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Ranked #15 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Museums; Historic Sites
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Ranked #16 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Historic Sites
This small military museum was a fort that was built in 1786, and attacked by the British eleven years later.
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Ranked #17 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Neighborhoods
This San Juan neighborhood is just southeast of the old city.
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Ranked #18 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #19 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Neighborhoods
South Fortaleza Street is known for its trendy restaurants.
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Ranked #20 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: The site where Spanish soldiers awaited their departure after the Spanish-American War in 1898, today this historic building... more » Owner description: The site where Spanish soldiers awaited their departure after the Spanish-American War in 1898, today this historic building presents changing exhibitions in its three galleries. « less
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Ranked #21 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: The birthplace of the Pina Colada: a bronze plaque marks the site where Don Ramón Portas Mingot created the popular tropical... more » Owner description: The birthplace of the Pina Colada: a bronze plaque marks the site where Don Ramón Portas Mingot created the popular tropical drink. « less
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Ranked #22 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Dinner Theaters; Performances
Owner description: Celebrate Our Culture, the only folkloric dinner show in Puerto Rico will make you laugh, dance and learn what Puerto Rico... more » Owner description: Celebrate Our Culture, the only folkloric dinner show in Puerto Rico will make you laugh, dance and learn what Puerto Rico music and people are all about. Includes welcome cocktail, art exhibition, an awesome dinner and the only folkloric show in Puerto Rico. « less
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Ranked #23 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
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Category: Religious Sites
Built in the early 17th century, this is the second oldest church in the Western Hemisphere.
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Ranked #24 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ranked #25 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Specialty Shops
Offers a comprehensive selection of Spanish-language books, particularly Puerto Rican literature.
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Ranked #26 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: The largest privately owned art gallery in Puerto Rico features Caribbean and Latin American art, from paintings and ceramics... more » Owner description: The largest privately owned art gallery in Puerto Rico features Caribbean and Latin American art, from paintings and ceramics to the much sought-after santos. « less
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Ranked #27 of 29 Cultural in San Juan
Category: Government Buildings
Owner description: Built in stages from 1604 to 1789 and resembling the city hall in Madrid, Spain, this government building also houses a... more » Owner description: Built in stages from 1604 to 1789 and resembling the city hall in Madrid, Spain, this government building also houses a tourist information center and a small gallery of rotating exhibitions. « less
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Category: Specialty Museums; Libraries
Owner description: Book lovers will want to visit this museum that houses a collection of 5,000 books, including rare volumes dating back 2,000... more » Owner description: Book lovers will want to visit this museum that houses a collection of 5,000 books, including rare volumes dating back 2,000 years. « less
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Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: This traditional Spanish-style home, built in the early 18th century, offers periodic art exhibitions, a small pharmacy... more » Owner description: This traditional Spanish-style home, built in the early 18th century, offers periodic art exhibitions, a small pharmacy museum and a graphic arts museum, which displays prints and paintings of local artists. « less
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