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Address: Fortaleza St, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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A bustling street full of shops and boutiques.

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If you want nightlife...

If you want something to do at night during your stay in Puerto Rico, then take a stroll down Fortaleza Street! There is so much to see and do...shopping, bars, restaurants, and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want something to do at night during your stay in Puerto Rico, then take a stroll down Fortaleza Street! There is so much to see and do...shopping, bars, restaurants, and plenty of things to see!

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This street is a major attraction at night with locals, it has nice bars and nice restaurants that are open till very late. During the day, the street is also an attraction, not the cleanest, but definitely preserved like a time capsule from old school Spanish days. Cobblestone streets, bright color buildings, Spanish architecture, pretty cool for photos.

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped in a Haitian Museum Shop with great carved wood art work, earrings and prints. We continued down the street, stopping in each shop along the way. We even spent Thanksgiving on Fortaleza Street's Barrachina Restaurant, the home of the Pina Colada.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in Hotel CasaBlanca on Fortaleza. The view from the roof makes for great pictures of the street. It is littered with shops, however, they retain the local motif. The brightly painted buildings are true Puerto Rican. The hotel was recommended by a Puert Rican friend in the states.

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Architecture better elsewhere - here shops and restaurants seem to mar the ambience - fine if you want to shop eat but you end up missing out on the beautiful buildings

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Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entire vide of being in San Juan was fantastic, & Fortaleza street was no exception. The SHOPPING, the food & the people were all very cool. Its definitely a great place to walk around when visiting Puerto Rico

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White Mills, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of shops, hotels, bars. Very happening place. Lots of places within walking distance if you stay on this street.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting street. You can get pretty much anything you want. If you are a cigar person here's where you get them. It is also home to the restaurant that discovered or made which ever you prefer the the original pina coloda. They are a little different than the ones served in the states but not much. Need almost a... More 

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Darlington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

This main road is chalk full of shops and restaurants, as well as entertainers along the route (hoping for a little donation, of course). The road is narrow and often nearly bumper-to-bumper------------so, you will be able to see and attend to So Very Much More if you walk!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

La Fortaleza Street I would say is the main street of Downtown L.A., the shopping area, Restaurants, Pubs. It is safe to walk at night.

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