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Plaza de Armas

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Address: San Juan, Puerto Rico
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The original Old San Juan town square is a good spot to orient yourself as...

The original Old San Juan town square is a good spot to orient yourself as you begin your tour of this charming area.

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$65*
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Walking Tour of Old San Juan
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$40*
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Old San Juan Walking Tour
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$148*
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Private Old San Juan Walking Tour

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Before the cruise !

This was such a great choice of hotels. The Mgr and staff were superb !! They were so accommodating and allowed us to store our luggage before and after checkin and check out... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
LeslieK62
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was such a great choice of hotels. The Mgr and staff were superb !! They were so accommodating and allowed us to store our luggage before and after checkin and check out. We loved having this city park right across from our Hotel De Armas. Great location and lots of fun activities going on in the park.

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Thank LeslieK62
Cincinnati, Ohio
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242 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Add this place to your walking tour. This is great place to walk to, sit and relax and eat local sorbet! My family and I bought sorbet from one of the street vendors there, and just sate and relaxed! It was a very hot day, however it was worth the walk! FYI, the pigeons are kind of aggressive!

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Thank TonifromOhio
Andover, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw a toddler embrace the face of a pigion like a long lost love and kiss the bird right on the beak... I saw a boy lay on the ground with about 10 pigions on him... I saw a litte girl scream like there were rabid wolves menacing below each time her father tried to put her down amidsit... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to relax and feed the birds, take in the plaza and some nearby shopping and restaurants.

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Thank Sieno C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see piggeons this it's your place. It's in front of the alcadia, near it's marshall, walgreens, el.messon and wendys. Has a fountain. It's a great place for outdoors activities.

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Thank Julio C
Ponce, Puerto Rico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place. But is so full of birds. All the birds maybe make a litter less beautiful the place.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Charming plaza frequented by locals, especially in the evenings and on weekends. Free entertainment on the weekends. Surrounded by various stores and restaurants. A mayorca shop is in one corner.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At times the pigeon population is small and this allows you to taste the old charm of the Plaza as a place for conversation, a game of dominoes or just sipping a piragua.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I would have to say that this plaza is very central surrounded by stores and cafe's. There is a Wendy's close by and a Walgreens. I personally loved feeding the pigeons. There is a man that sells you about a pound of food for $1.00 and the pigeons get all on top of you to be fed. I personally enjoyed... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This turned out to be out favorite plaza in Old San Juan. There were always people gathering to sit and talk, grab a cup of coffee, stare at the fountain, or to just watch all the people walk by. There are plenty of restaurants and fast food places around the plaza as well.

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