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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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This town is old and classic, the buildings are all different colors and the shops are so quaint. You'll need time to just wander through all the streets and shops.

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Southwest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This town is old and classic, the buildings are all different colors and the shops are so quaint. You'll need time to just wander through all the streets and shops.

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It's nice but a bit of a tourist trap. One day was more than enough for us but then again it depends on what you are looking for.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice old world city, vendors can get pushy but overall a nice experience for us. Walked to the fort from the cruise ship. There is a Walgreens Pharmacy right of the ship to get stuff you may have forgotten to bring on a cruise.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love walking around Viejo San Juan. Grab breakfast at Mallorca, just of the Plaza Colon and get a mallorca for crying out loud. Walk to the forts, grab a pirogue, shop a lot, grab a drink at the best dive bar in the world - El Batey, and don't miss the Paseo del Morro - a gorgeous walk outside... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I think the oldest city in the United States is awesome. I have taken business partners, my wife for a romantic weekend, and my wife and kids here on more than one occasion. We live in DC and I spent high school between London and Paris and lived in New York for a couple of years. This is all context.... More 

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I absolutely love Old San Juan. Shopping, meals, dining, the vibrant music, gallery nights, history, the views; it is everything you could want. Check out the church, and across the street is a hotel which used to be a convent, hence the name of the Hotel Convent. The galleries in San Juan are beautiful and the shopping is so much... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My sister and I got off the ship and walked around Old San Juan. It 's very easy to just walk off the ship and stroll around. You can visit the shops or walk by the fort along the water. There are plenty of vendors if you want to pick up some gifts. Our sons took a cab to the... More 

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Miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The old San Juan area is a lot larger than you might think. Lots of little shops and cafes to spend your day at. Well worth leaving the beach for an afternoon and walking the old narrow streets. Taxi will drop you in a central location and you can always find one passing or parked at a corner for your... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Following our cruise, we picked up a rental car from Hertz in the Sheraton. I had previously researched Old San Juan. We rode around a Sunday morning when things were slow. Beautiful buildings and good view of the fort.

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

Charming old town!! Walk the charming streets and you will encounter many shops and restaurants to choose. You will also encounter street vendors offering arts and crafts and many other delicious typical candies and food. You will be amazed by the charm of this place!

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