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Old San Juan, San Juan

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Walking along the streets and World Heritage-listed fortifications of Old San Juan, you'll feel like stepping right into a time machine, allowing you to peek into Puerto Rico's colonial past. Five centuries of history seem palpable at every step, with a narrow grid of streets lined by colorful homes and churches, and the coastline protected by enormous walls. One of the district's major attractions is an early 16th-century cathedral, which contains the tomb of famed Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon. Other highlights include an old naval station, city hall, and a bronze monument commemorating the city's successful effort to fend off a British attack in 1797. You can plan San Juan trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Have had a great time in old San Juan. Check for festivals so you don’t miss one, we are leaving just before a huge festival they are setting up for. Looked like it would be fun. It’s hilly to walk....  more »
  • So much history very safe great restaurants so much to see you to spend the perfect day there's a lot of stores to visit a lot of sites that are free to visit walking around is so amazing and so many....  more »
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