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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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Old San Juan Walking Tour
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Beautiful and breezy walk

If you're thinking about visiting Puerto Rico, you need to include Old San Juan in your things-to-do list. It is a historically charming Colonial style town with small shops and... read more

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Erie, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you like tight places you would like this. Streets are packed with cars, so no were to park for free. Looks like all the cars run into each other. Almost every car had scratches and dents. Driving is a little stressful.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're thinking about visiting Puerto Rico, you need to include Old San Juan in your things-to-do list. It is a historically charming Colonial style town with small shops and great local food.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Some really great historical places and great shops. Definitely visit Cafekultura and Ole hat shop. Puerto Rico is a beautiful place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Old San Juan is a dream. Everywhere you look there's a picture you want to take. There's beautiful architecture, great food, and lots of places to have a drink, alcoholic or not. The city is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. I am a local (born and raised in Puerto Rico) and I never get tired of visiting. Wear comfortable shoe,... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Walking to all these streets and observing all these colorful buildings it makes I think all the travelers coming from all around the world that this trip was worth it! With all the beautiful squares and all the small stores your time pass very fast as you exploring this old city. Many places to eat and taste the Puertorican cuisine... More 

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

Most places were not ready for the electric outage and we felt concerned walking around that evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Old San Juan is a great place to visit that you can walk on the cobblestone streets. During the day there are numerous historic sites from El-Moro to theatres, and during the night the area is alive with restaurants, bars and clubs, with each offering special drink rates. There are several public parking garages in addition to street parking. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in an Air BnB on Calle Fortaleza for 5 days, and we absolutely loved it. Beats staying in a large American hotel any day - truly experience the Old San Juan culture. Highly recommend walking around town to the various overlooks. And be sure to check out El Morro - beautiful views!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Old San Juan is amazing! Fun waiting for you around every corner. So either people watching when the cruise ships come into port and getting to know the locals, there's always something to do. We were very pleased to find a free tram that takes around OSJ making it easy to get from the port to the forts.

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Orocovis, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great area to walk, shop, tour and dine. Cobble stone streets and colorful buildings add charm to this older area of the city. Cruise ships dock here and the fort is a must see!

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