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  • San Juan: Old Town Sunset Walking Tour

    1. San Juan: Old Town Sunset Walking Tour

    Meet your professional guide at Plaza Colón in San Juan and set off into the sunset on this walking tour. The plazas are the perfect location to learn about the colonial history of Puerto Rico from your guide. From Plaza Colón, you will walk and see the Plaza de la Barandilla and Plaza de Armas. In Old San Juan, you can visit one of its most spectacular historic buildings: Antiguo Palacio de la Intendencia. It was originally built to house the treasury of the island and it is now the Department of State of Puerto Rico. At the Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud you can see the most popular chapel in Puerto Rico and you learn the urban legend behind this little structure built in the 18th century. You can also visit La Fortaleza-Palacio de Santa Catalina, a World Heritage Site. The tour also takes you past San Juan Cathedral, the Ballaja Barracks, Catedral Basilica Menor, Cuartel de Ba...

    Jorge was so fun! The town was beautiful. And learning about the history was wonderful

  • San Juan: Walking Tour with Expert Guide

    2. San Juan: Walking Tour with Expert Guide

    Learn about its colonial influence and discover this fascinating city. See all its essential sights with your expert local guide. Begin with a tour of the Cathedral of San Juan Bautista. Hear fascinating facts as you walk along Paseo de la Princesa to the Governor's residence. Stroll through a city brimming with colors and cobble stone streets. See the San Juan Gate, built in 1520 to guard the city from the harbor. Visit the Ballaja Barracks, built by the Spanish militia for housing in 1864, as well as the San Jose Church, and Plaza del Quinto Centenario. Your tour will end at the Hotel El Convento, adjacent to all the shops and restaurants.

    Guide was great! Perfect way to learn about Old San Juan! It is hot and a lot of walking —-so make sure you have good walking shoes and cover up so you don’t sunburn.

  • San Juan: Old San Juan Sunset Cruise

    3. San Juan: Old San Juan Sunset Cruise

    Climb aboard the beautiful Amazing Grace in Old San Juan and get enchanting views of the cultural city and sites around the bay. Marvel at the 16th-century citadel of Castillo San Felipe del Morro and the official residence of the governor of Puerto Rico at La Fortaleza. Sip soft drinks and cocktails under the sun and avail of the services of a local guide. The Amazing Grace is a topsail schooner representative of the traditional American sailing crafts that fought the British in the War of Independence. The beautiful sailing vessel flies seven sails that can be used in different combinations to suit the wind conditions, making for a fun journey out at sea.

    Kudos to the exceptional crew who took their time to provide a lot interesting details about San Juan and PR; who made sure the cruise ran smoothly; took the extra mile to turn this trip into an interesting one for our 6-yo; and always smiled. Highly recommended.

  • Old San Juan Sailing Tour

    4. Old San Juan Sailing Tour

    Climb aboard the "Amazing Grace" topsail schooner and cruise around Old San Juan. Take in the enchanting views of the cultural city from a different perspective. See the sites around the bay, including El Morro, La Fortaleza and Paseo de la Princesa, and listen to interesting facts about the landmarks from a local guide.  Feel a part of history as you sail aboard a vessel like those that fought the British in the War of Independence, and in 1812 as ships of the U.S. Navy and as privateers. Look up at the 7 sails that can be used in different combinations to suit the wind conditions, making for a fun sailing adventure.

    I WISH I Can give this tour a 10+++++++ star. not only was the captain and his crew amazingingly, 100% humorous but they new their sh*t. They're welcoming, loving, humorous and, you, for sure, can see that they love what they do. You will leave like this but come back like this . IF you haven't done this yet please do. Trust us. You won't regret it. TOO THE CREW: Thank you so much for the experience. we will treasure this moment forever. BAGA .

  • San Juan: Old San Juan Walking & Food Tasting Tour

    5. San Juan: Old San Juan Walking & Food Tasting Tour

    Explore the historic streets of Old San Juan, a 500-year-old Spanish colonial city that basks in the Caribbean sun. You will walk the cobblestone streets past brightly painted houses, learning about the architecture, culture, and traditions of Puerto Rico. Discover the second oldest cathedral in the Americas, the oldest governor’s mansion in the Western hemisphere, the imposing citadel of Castillo San Felipe del Morro, the Spanish plazas, and more. Within the city walls, you’ll make five stops to taste some of the food and drinks that make Puerto Rican cuisine so delicious. Sample artisan, hand-picked coffee, try traditional pastries, taste the most delicious mofongo (the Island’s quintessential dish), enjoy homemade ice cream made from all natural ingredients, savor locally seasoned pork and much more! A refreshing rum cocktail will be paired with your meal.  This food tour is kept s...

    Amazing! Pablo was the best tour guide I’ve ever had! The experience was so memorable and really educated us so much about Old San Juan (or Saint John Baptist!) and the Island in general!

  • Puerto Rico: Old San Juan Guided Walking Tour

    6. Puerto Rico: Old San Juan Guided Walking Tour

    Embark on a historic walk into the top sights that Old San Juan has to offer. Experience San Juan from a local's perspective as your guide walks you through the most notable landmarks. Marvel at the colorful Spanish colonial architecture dating back to the 16th and 17th centuries. See beautiful historical buildings such as the Cathedral of San Juan Bautista, one of the oldest buildings in San Juan. Visit the 16th century El Morro and La Fortaleza fortresses that are rising above the ocean, and then stroll along the Paseo de la Princesa, taking in the stunning views of the bay. Learn about the importance of Christopher Columbus for Puerto Rico, find out what was San Juan's original name, and hear about the Spanish-American post-war history. Then together with your local guide find out what’s inside San Juan’s San Felipe del Morro citadel.

    What an enthusiastic guide! Big thanks to her for a memorable afternoon. Great way to know when culture when you have a limited time.

  • San Juan: Private Walking Tour

    7. San Juan: Private Walking Tour

    Experience all that San Juan has to offer on this walking tour with an expert guide. Talk with friendly locals who will make you feel at home and get insider tips for exploring the island. Learn what to do in the morning when it's cool and enjoy an al fresco lunch and cocktail. Enjoy a nice nap during the afternoon showers before going out to dinner and listening to music that fills the streets. Enjoy a cultural mix of colorful Latin culture and European charm with ocean views, stone roads, and steep hills.

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What people are saying about Fort Morro

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 118 reviews

Great overview of old San Juan’s history. Jorge was very attentive and knowledgeable. I recommend it for first timers to the city.

Our tour guide Jorge is very knowledgeable and has a fun way of introducing Old San Juan to us tourists!!

Jorge was so fun! The town was beautiful. And learning about the history was wonderful

We enjoyed the tour very much. Perfect amount of walking and information

Our guide was knowledgeable and answered all questions.