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Address: Fortaleza St, San Juan, Puerto Rico

A bustling street full of shops and boutiques.

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It's all happening here

Just about everything is happening on this street in terms of shops and restaurants. Also try the two streets a parallel

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just about everything is happening on this street in terms of shops and restaurants. Also try the two streets a parallel

Thank ntimms
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are many restaurants, shops and bars in this area. An interesting area to walk through and enjoy Old San Juan, Puerto Rico while visiting. Buy some souvenirs, grab a bite to eat or just admire the character of the city. Fun area.

Thank Matt T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The buildings, all renovated from the historic spanish conquest, were well done but on street shopping was dominated by jewelry and trinkets..not much to look at.

Thank nancy p
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved all the local made arts and craft shops on this street. Great selection of unique handmade items. Could have spent all day on that street.

Thank Kay W
Princeton, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a really long street in Old San Juan. Probably the best street for souvenir shopping and restaurants.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fortaleza Street comes alive at night with bright lights, loud music and colorful local people. A lot of great places to eat and shop. Make sure to bring your camera!

Thank meldonOhio
Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is THE street to buy gems of all kinds. The prices are extremely good. Diamonds (including the famous Hearts on Fire diamonds from Namibia, Africa) Tanzanite, Alexandrite, There are also great deals on watches and great sovenior shops.

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Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family went on a cruise which left from San Juan. We came a few days early to spend some time in San Juan, we had a great time exploring the shops and the food was wonderful. Super cool spot and really pretty with all the cool colors of San Juan.

Thank Brenda R
Trenton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Nice street to stroll. Plenty of shops. Very quaint, lined in the historical cobblestone streets. Narrow sidewalks and steep climbs up and down. Lots of car traffic. A must to do when in Old San Juan.

Thank qweenma
Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Staying on this street. It's very clean and tidy. Sidewalks are washed daily...something I've never seen. Owners of shops, hotels etc. Keep this area in great condition. There is something for all ages to see and do. Highly recommend taking a walk on this street.

Thank Daphne D

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