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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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$65.00*
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Decent Plaza

This Plaza is a little bit more locals than it is tourists, but it's pretty decent. A good place to sit back and enjoy some shade.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Bernardo F
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New York City, New York
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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

local hang-out. more of a place to just chill out with the local. restaurants around if you get hungry. local stores if u love shopping.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Plaza is a little bit more locals than it is tourists, but it's pretty decent. A good place to sit back and enjoy some shade.

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Thank Bernardo F
Forney, Texas
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Actually came upon this Plaza by accident. There were souvenir vendors and "homemade" ice cream. Lots of people enjoying the square. There is a taxi stand at this Plaza to get you back to your hotel.

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Thank Linda J
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plaza for the locals. Not the cleanest, but just average site. The best thing I saw in this park were some local seniors playing card games. Some street vendors, but just average.

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Thank Elaine L
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

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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Andover, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

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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103 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

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 August 4, 2016 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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55 reviews
38 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

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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