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Discover the history and culture of Old San Juan and immerse yourself in the city's timeless beauty and charm on this walking tour.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 2:00 PM
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Live tour guide
English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire an impressive statue of Christopher Colombus
  • Stroll along the old city walls for panoramic views of the bay
  • Marvel at the imposing Cathedral of San Juan Bautista
  • Witness the beautiful balconies for which San Juan is famous
Full description
Meet your guide at Plaza Colon which is located at the entrance of Old San Juan. Admire the iconic marble pillar where a statue of Christopher Colombus stands. Stroll along Paseo de La Princesa, taking in the stunning views of the bay and old city wall as you walk. 

Reenter the city through the San Juan Gate, which was the main entrance to the city during the Spanish colonial era. See the beautiful historical buildings such as El Convento Hotel and the San Juan Cathedral, the largest cathedral on the island, before arriving at La Capilla del Cristo, where you will hear the story of the local legend this chapel was built to memorialize.

Finish your tour with a stroll along the blue cobblestone street that leads to the Plaza del Quinto Centenario to experience the old world charm the city is famous for. Feel free to ask your guide for recommendations on the best dining and shopping options in the city.
Includes
  • Professional tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your guide will be wearing a shirt with the local partner's logo on it, Plaza Colón, C. Fortaleza, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Hat
  • Umbrella
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• Participants need to be able to walk uphill
• The tour will take place rain or shine
• Cancellations will only be made in the event of severe weather conditions
Organized by

Castillo Tours

Product ID: 298940