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Old San Juan

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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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.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old city” (622 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed yesterday

Old San Juan gives you a modern resort area and some quaint old Spanish style streets. There are shops, great restaurants and historical sights. It is an easy ride to the beach areas of San Juan.

Thank Glennithy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was recommended to go to Old San Juan and it was a must to see the rich history in the area. Overall it's a fun and interesting site to look at. The castles and sentry towers were awesome definitely would love to learn more about...More

Thank M K
Reviewed yesterday

Whether you love history, art, music, family activities, or even an exciting nightlife, Old San Juan has it all in a small, walkable package! Make sure to utilize the free trolley/tram system (has heaps of stops and comes by every 20 minutes) to orient yourself...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed yesterday

I toured Old San Juan on my own and enjoyed the experience. Fortunaly, no cruise ships were in port so it wasn't crowded and there were no hucksters bothering people, which I have heard can happen. The shops seem like those in every tourist area...More

Thank gatortunor
Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful day trip--can easily walk to wherever you want to go. Also can find great local places to eat or drink.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed yesterday

During our recent visit to San Juan, we spent most of the day in Old San Juan, including visiting the fort, which takes up a great deal of time but has some of the most awesome views that you will find on the island. There...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Old San Juan has beautiful colors, unique doors and balconies, rich in history, fun shops. Get lost in the streets of Old San Juan. Find a local restaurant on Trip Advisor, listen to music in the streets...a really nice way to spend a day.

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed yesterday

Old San Juan is a very beautiful city. People are lovely places and food excellent. Honored the name as La Isla del Encanto.

Thank esperrubio
Reviewed yesterday

Old San Juan is very colorful and small and it was a fun to take a walk in the city. I wanted to visit the Museo de Las Americas, San Juan, but it was already closed (it is closed at 5 pm). My Uber driver...More

Thank Ryusuke M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The beautiful architecture with narrow winding streets. Non stop shopping and food everywhere! Live music on every few corners. A must see for all!

Thank Deenie R
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Benita C
July 18, 2017|
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Response from antonioaL8802GE | Reviewed this property |
Walking through the residential streets is fun, the architecture is awesome. You will come across several souvenir shops along with mid to high end retail stores. As far as restaurants...I recommend La Bodega and Raices.
May 21, 2017|
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Response from candiegirl187 | Reviewed this property |
They have free trolleys in old san juan. Just look for the signs.
April 13, 2017|
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Response from emhoke | Reviewed this property |
Do a search for" PR day trips " You will find lots of guides there