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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.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love all the architecture and foods in this city. I'd definitely return soon. The food was authentic and delicious.

Thank Neemie5
Reviewed 3 days ago

Puerto Rico is a great vacation to see LOTS of history and not spend much money. You can walk every where in Old San Juan and see many places in two days. My suggestion is four days in Puerto Rico to get the most out...More

Thank arizona69
Reviewed 3 days ago

The towers were beautiful and full of history. You will enjoy it but make sure you have on your walking shoes

Thank Theresa0730
Reviewed 4 days ago

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 4 days ago 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 4 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 4 days ago 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
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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