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Address: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Consisting of 400 restored buildings from the 16th- and 17th-century...

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.

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$92.19*
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Old San Juan Food Tour
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$40.00*
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Old San Juan Walking Tour
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$85.00*
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Bacardi Rum Distillery and Old San Juan Tour

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Our 1st visit

Our carnival cruise boat docked in and we enjoyed seeing the 10 best places to visit on this island. It was an interesting place to visit, listening to our proud guide talk... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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50 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our carnival cruise boat docked in and we enjoyed seeing the 10 best places to visit on this island. It was an interesting place to visit, listening to our proud guide talk proudly about his home land. It was interesting see how these people live, their life style, that the mixture of proverty and then next door was a 20... More 

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Thank Linda B
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took a tour with a driver (there were 4 of us) I would recomend doing so. Most are very knowledgeable and love their city . Old San Juan is very charming.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must see in the island, El Morro its huge, very good restaurants, nice people, walked over 3 hours and didn't see it all. I'll be back.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Walk the narrow streets, peek into the shops, explore the old churches, and soak up the atmosphere of New Spain. The traditional food is fabulous, the people are welcoming and speak as much English as you need, and the panhandlers aren't aggressive. This is a superphotogenic place!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love the architecture of this city. you'll fall in love with it's culture. take your time to wander around.

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Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Small city easy to window shopping with many stores. Great view to the Atlantic Ocean. Also with old structures and old Spain looks. Many places to enjoy different s kind of food at good price.

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Torrington, CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great shopping and eating. The streets are immaculate, can't wait to go back. If you're headed to the fort, don't forget the sunscreen. The expansive beautiful lawn entrance way toasted me.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its a small step back in time in a way. Not everything is super modernized yet so it still has some wonderful charm. Food places are delightful and service is great. Grab coffee and just people watch. BUT, take a cab!!!! if youre not staying in the downtown area. parking is terrible.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Across the street from the cruise port is a FREE trolley. It's take you all around The city. Lots of stops. Trolley are a clean and fun way to get around the to see the city, shop and grab a bite to eat. Saves you the price of a tour and allows to get off and on around the city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Old San Juan is truly a beautiful place to visit. There are a lot of very nice resturants and attractions to spend a relaxing time. People are very friendly and helpful. Don't worry if your Spanish is not tbat good like me. Almost everyone speak English. Shopping is good too if you like to spend your money.

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