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A picture of past history

From the cobblestone streets to the antique church museum. You look around and see history in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Art and history

Our guide was very informative and had excellent English which made our visit wonderful. All the... read more

Reviewed February 7, 2019
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This 400-year-old fortress rises dramatically to greet seaborne visitors to the island.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the cobblestone streets to the antique church museum. You look around and see history in the architecture of the houses and buildings that surround the town square. And it also has a few museums you might want to see at a walking distance. I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Coquiviaje
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

Our guide was very informative and had excellent English which made our visit wonderful. All the information is in Spanish so having him explain the pieces made our visit special. So worth your time

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tulsabear
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Some lovely architecture, nice people, easy to get around, modern conveniences (if you insist!!) Coffee shops, bakeries, restaurants, everything you need.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DawnP1884
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful town with lots of Spanish Architecture. A real hidden gem. Casa Vivoni is a Victorian-Style mansion which sadly is not open to the public. Still, it’s quite a site from the outside.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank David M
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

This second oldest town in the western part of PR with three museums thats a must see need to spend more than one day it willprovide you with historical data as well as items and articles of value both in physical inventory and films art...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank F6352IEjosem
Reviewed January 30, 2018

The streets, plazas, buildings, and general environment are wonderful. The hotel situation is rather minimal, although shopping and restaurants are great. And it is near some nice natural areas including Maricao forest, and the beaches at La Parguera and Cabo Rojo area.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank stevebrauning
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile

Even after Hurricane Maria 85 % of the resturants businesses museums are all in excelent conditions and providing great services the 4 museums visited are full of historial articles painting images of over 500 years its a must see all 4 great food u can...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Joe M
Reviewed August 1, 2017

The city of San German is one of the greatest places you can visit whit the family I went this summer whit my family and we had a lot of fun the historic places the bakeries the coffee shops and the food mmmm mmmm the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mitsubishi0075
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Old city! The oldest one in PR after San Juan. Reminds of Spanish heritage. Good spot for a walk on a sunny day

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank samuel8248
Reviewed March 28, 2017 via mobile

Colorful town with historic buildings. The church from 1800 is a walk into the past. Drive the streets to see the old houses !

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank rarobert2
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Look at airbnb there is a very nice bnb for ~40 per night