Things to do in San Juan Puerto Rico

Things to do in San Juan Puerto Rico

Get ready for your trip – here are some things to do in San Juan Puerto Rico

OLD San Juan

We invite you to explore and feel a fascinating combination of cultures… Old San Juan is the heart and soul of the Island.

Puerto Rico it’s a melting pot of Spanish, Afro-Caribbean, Taíno and Anglo influences that converge in the history, architecture, galleries, music and the gastronomy of a 16th Century Old San Juan…

If you are interested in history, among the things to do in San Juan Puerto Rico is enjoying a walk on the ramparts, where half a millennium ago Spanish soldiers held their watch. Begin your journey with three stunning Spanish Colonial Fortresses: El Morro, Fuerte San Cristóbal and La Fortaleza.

El Morro, was designed to protect the city from attacks by sea; San Cristóbal guarded from approaches by land. This last one covers 27 acres, and it is the largest fort built by the Spanish in the New World.

Don’t miss the opportunity to have a splendid picture from La Garita del Diablo (Devil’s Sentry Box), which is one of the oldest parts of Castillo San Cristóbal. (It was built around 1634).

Old San Juan  is rounded with magical architecture, churches and chapels, fountains, statues… Pretty and comfortable plazas that invites you to stay all over again hundreds of times.

1. Casa Blanca Museum
2. Cristo Chapel
3. National Gallery
4. La Fortaleza (Governor’s House)
5. San Felipe del Morro Fort (El Morro) & San Cristóbal Fort

San Juan Metro Area

For travelers looking for cosmopolitan things to do in San Juan Puerto, San Juan offers world-class beachfront resorts in Condado and Isla Verde, casinos, exclusive shopping, fine museums, trendy restaurants and hip nightclubs.

San Juan Metro mix neighborhoods of Old San Juan, Puerta de Tierra, Miramar, Condado, Ocean Park, Santurce, Hato Rey, Puerto Nuevo and Rio Piedras. However there are separate municipalities that also form part of the Metro Area are: Carolina, Trujillo Alto, Guaynabo, Cataňo and Bayamon.

Finally, Old San Juan, Puerta de Tierra, Miramar, Santurce and Rio Piedras form the Cultural District. These neighborhoods comprise all cultural attractions of the San Juan Metro Area.  Bringing all of them together as one district of cultural life facilitates access to this area. Bow it is easier for residents and visitors have things to do in San Juan Puerto Rico.

1. Art Museum of Puerto Rico
2. Casa Bacardi
3. Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum
4. Puerto Rico Convention Center
5. La Placita in Santurce

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