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“Engaging as well as Informative OSJ Walking Tour”

Legends of Puerto Rico
Ranked #4 of 10 Food & Drink in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Since the year 2000 we design and guide theme tours. Our specialty are history, scenic drives, forests and food tours in Old San Juan and Puerto Rico. We are licensed tour guides. Our rum food tour consists of meals served in a typical Puerto Rican household. Journey into Spanish Colonial times with the most popular & longest running NIGHT walking tour in Old San Juan. Pioneer in wheelchair-friendly architectural history walking tour. Travel journalists, travel agents and TV producers ask us about facts and tips on where the locals go to have fun and highlight our tours.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
Reviewed April 3, 2011

We took the morning walking tour of Old San Juan. We enjoy guided walking tours in walkable locales (Old San Juan most definately is!) at the start of a visit to places we've never been to get an introduction, get oriented, see some things we'd never figure out on on our own, and get some insider recommendations. This tour met all of those expectations but what really set it apart was the engaing manner in which the information was provided with solid historical commentary and some "legends" sprinkled in for effect.

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Reviewed April 3, 2011

We took the Legends of Old San Juan walking tour on a recent two day stay-over in San Juan prior to a cruise. The experience was fantastic. Debbie was engaging and knowledgeable, and we packed a ton of sightseeing into the two hour tour, with plenty of rest stops and a couple of restroom breaks along the way. Debbie even gave us photography tips and--BONUS--took the best pictures of us together that we got the entire trip. She even recommended a place for us to go get good Puerto Rican food after the tour. Wear good walking shoes, but all but the most mobility challenged should be able to handle the terrain and the pace. We will certainly use the tour company again on any future trips to Puerto Rico.

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Legendsofpr, Tour Guide at Legends of Puerto Rico, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2012

Hi r2d2jsh!

I am glad you got great vacation pictures to share with your family and friends. Please say HOLA to your husband. Thank you for reviewing the Legends of San Juan tour and my performance as a tour guide and in keeping in touch thru facebook.

Cordially, Debbie Molina Ramos, tour guide

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Reviewed March 27, 2011

We met Noemi right outside our hotel (The Sheraton OSJ - Great Hotel! - on the Old San Juan waterfront) - would you believe we were the only two who had signed up that day and the tour still went on! There are a lot of tour companies who would cancel in that situation - but not this professional company. Noemi was a delight - with a voice that was easy to hear and understanding and an entertaining manner of sharing her tales.

The tour wound around the streets of Old San Juan with frequent stops and interesting stories - some true, some those legends :) She took us into historic, religious, and government locations - and was attentive to our age and occasional needs to sit while listening. I am confident she could have handled every age and kept all engaged - so I recommend this tour for families as well as single, couples, empty-nesters and/or groups.

To top it off - the tour ends up by the fort so you can continue touring on your own without needing to climb back up. This was a welcome surprise because I really expected to circle back down to the waterfront.

I strongly encourage you to take this tour to get your baseline for San Juan - they provide a good foundation on which you can build the rest of your day or trip.

Thank FDPevey
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Reviewed March 12, 2011

The tour was very informative and covered a lot of ground, but we went with a 2 yr old. We brought a stroller and found the sidewalks were very narrow and cobblestone streets didn't allow for easy use of a stroller. Plus one of us was chasing after our son and missed a lot of the information from Debbie. I would recommend a bus tour (there were many that met our cruise ship offering tours for $10) for those with little children. But if you're up for 2 hrs of walking you will learn a lot on this tour.

Thank rtf79
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Reviewed February 28, 2011

We only had one night to visit Old San Juan. We decided to do the Night Tales tour and did not regret it. Debbie our guide was very informative and friendly. We saw just enough to make us want to come back for another visit. Debbie also recommended a great restaurant and walked us to their door and got us a table. She goes above and beyond your expecations.

Thank sticky01
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