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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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Nice place, quiet, very humid, walking around safetly, good for souvenir shopping and local products

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Rome, Italy
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice place, quiet, very humid, walking around safetly, good for souvenir shopping and local products

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

First thing you have to know is that it's mostly a walking place. If you are staying right there on the Old San Juan vicinity then you won't need a car at all to see it all. However, if you are staying elsewhere then by all means rent a car because taxis are too expensive and Uber it's still working... More 

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Thank Pablo F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful city. You can visit all the city in one day it has excellent attractions like El Morro,Castillo San Cristobal. Excellent art galleries. Great diversity of restaurants and Bars , Coffee shops.Excellent scenery to photographs .

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Thank Julio Z
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A pleasant stroll through the hilly streets through Old San Juan and you might think you're back in Europe! We visited San Juan Cathedral and it was magnificent. The we strolled up the narrow streets and marveled at the mix of the old and new facades of the houses as we made our way to San Cristobal Castillo and then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The history, the people, the food were all absolutely beautiful. Nice shops and the restaurants are great.

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Thank sabrinawashington
Brooklyn, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Old San Juan is so beautiful. I Take leisurely walks through the streets, enjoying the souvenir stores and the many mouth watering menus that is exhibited in front of the restaurants. Not to mention that the Caribbean breeze makes me feel in ,,,awe,,. I also take a stroll to the waterfront and admire the cruise ships. P.R.here I come again.

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Thank erdougie1
Hampton, SC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Old San Juan twice on our trip. First during the day, then later in the afternoon and evening. Had a great time shopping and looking at the sights. Interacting with the people was so fun! Seeing the craftsmen and artisans, talking with them. Listening to live music in the evening. Such a wonderful experience!! I love Old San... More 

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Thank Provy C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a port off our cruise. I was very amazed at pretty it was (considering 20 yrs ago when I visited it was very poor looking). Had a blast!! Visited the beach, walked around, and shopped some.

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Thank Tammie J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of small streets and great food and drink to be found exploring the historical area. Beautiful architecture.

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Saint Charles, Missouri, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the happening place. We caught a party boat La Rumba and it was fun, fun, fun. We danced the night away while sailing through the port.

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