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San Juan: History Walking Tour with a Guide

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Tours Culture & history Activities Walking tours For first-time visitors

Explore Old San Juan with a local, knowledgeable guide who will lead you on a relaxed history stroll through the oldest, most colorful section of the city.

Highlights

  • Snap photos of Spanish colonial buildings while learning their backstory
  • Enjoy Old San Juan, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with an expert local guide
  • Stroll the cobblestone streets of a 500 year old fortified Spanish colonial city
  • Go inside the city’s cathedral and the island’s most important religious site

Description

Enjoy a guided history walking tour suitable for all ages to some of Old San Juan's most notable landmarks. Learn more about the history of Puerto Rico, its ties to the United States, and its rich Spanish, Taino Indian, and West African Heritage. Begin your exploration of Old San Juan, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with a stop outside La Casa Estrecha, one of the narrowest houses in the Western hemisphere. Then, enter La Catedral de San Juan Bautista which is Puerto Rico’s grandest religious building. Discover some parts of some of the city’s impressive defensive system, namely its historic walls, the only remaining entrance door at La Puerta de San Juan, and Fortaleza. Gain a greater understanding of Puerto Rican history with your knowledgeable local guide.

Includes

Knowledgeable guide Opportunities to buy water, and ice cream (at your own cost)

Important Information

  • The tour includes visits to churches. Please dress accordingly Please use your best judgment and bring along items that can help cover exposed chests and wear the appropriate length of shorts/skirts The tour operates in rain or shine

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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