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Apr 23, 2017
“Please don't waste your time like I did!”
Oct 26, 2016
“See the real Old San Juan”
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Experience Puerto Rico's 500-years of history exploring the islands main historic sites guided by a local historical architect and preservation expert. Stroll the streets of this unique Spanish colonial city discovering its most significant...more
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San Juan 00926, Puerto Rico
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+1 787-640-4070
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

I'll quote from the Archtours website: "Offered: Every Day (including Saturdays and Sundays) 9:00 am/ 12:00 noon/ 3:00 pm" There's no way of misinterpreting the text above. My partner and I reached out to Karen several times via phone, left voicemail messages, and received no...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank John D
Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is the way to see and appreciate what you are seeing! Love all the architectural details but don't know enough about them? this is the group you want to go with.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank mariap1919
Reviewed October 14, 2016

No response to multiple attempts at contact. We started two weeks before our arrival. Very disappointing, and unprofessional for a business.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Tanya B
Reviewed August 5, 2016

I'm echoing the comments of another TA review from earlier- I sent two emails to Karen plus the hotel concierge called and left her two voice messages- but absolutely no response. It was disappointing as I was keen to know the history behind the charming...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank STho
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Come prepared to walk or you can do by car and check the streets of old san juan and see the fine structures the the spanish made in la isla de puerto rico

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank venomnyc
Reviewed June 3, 2016

Our guide was the author of a book about the old city of San Juan. Very knowlegable. Building styles beautiful and practical. A study in beauty, and history!

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank pfitzgibbons
Reviewed April 23, 2016

This wa the second year I tried to book a tour of old San Juan. Last year we had agreed up on a date via email and on the day before the tour I called to confirm and she stated she had no record for...More

Date of experience: April 2016
4  Thank Redsoxfan02129
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Karen was recommended by another tour guide service and known locally to be one of the most knowledgeable of the local architecture. While walking with Karen you will enjoy the sites and visit historical monuments, but also learn the history and feats of those who...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank jenn19212015
Reviewed March 30, 2016

Karen was extremely knowledgeable about the "true" history of Puerto Rico and made history come "alive" with each street we walked down ! This is truly the best tour we have taken, and it made me wish to come back to Old San Juan to...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Karen B
Reviewed March 25, 2016

Karen is an excellent tour guide. As an architect, she has unsurpassed knowledge of the building techniques, both structural and cultural, that were used to build San Juan. However, it is her extensive knowledge of Puearto Rico's history that makes her such a valuable guide....More

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Date of experience: January 2016
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