I walked thru the gate. Interesting history behind the gate and city wall and the huge banyon tree. worth the walk
About San Juan Gate
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As you are sightseeing Old San Juan, stroll by this entrance to the city. There were more than one entrance, but this one was used by important people. Feel like a big shot and enter this magically colorful area.
It is really something to see, the Gate and doors a huge and to think if you came to this island this was the only way to get in.
My wife and I recently stayed in Old San Juan.It is a city with a great history, culture, shops, architecture, restaurants and bars. I really enjoy the history part of it and the walk around the walled city is just so full of beauty and...More
I have visited the San Juan Gate a couple of times- first in 2011, and then in September of 2015. It is a really special landmark to see, as it is the only remaining original gate into the city. It's fun to sit on a...More
When dignitaries came to Puerto Rico by ship, small boats would take them from the ship to this gate to enter the city.
Upon arrival you cannot miss this entrance. It's huge and has a old century charm. If you enter coming from the city and begin walking through the view once you walk out is simply stunning. You will notice 2 walkways, one will walk you along...More
We walked along the historic trail upon our return from a recent cruise. We spent the night in San Juan and we wanted something to do with great views and a historic side! The walk along the old fort and walls offered great views. Stepping...More
This is the last remaining gate (or an original 5 I believe) that protected the early Puerto Rican people within the walled city at night. The gates were closed to keep invaders out. The gate is red and cannot be missed if you choose to...More