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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 2-hour 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 Ballaja, and San Juan's most valuable historic site, Castillo San Felipe del Morro, before ending at Plaza de San José.

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 by entering San Felipe del Morro or San Cristobal. 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.

San Juan: Old San Juan Walking & Food Tasting Tour

3. 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 small in number so that you can enjoy the full attention of your guide and walk away with the best advice of what to eat, see, and do throughout the course of your stay.

Puerto Rico: Old San Juan Guided Walking Tour

4. 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.

San Juan: Private Walking Tour

5. 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 265 reviews

San Juan is a beautiful city. Having a knowledgeable tour guide lead us to the must-see places was perfect. After the tour, our guide was gracious enough to provide recommendations for restaurants and other sites we wanted to visit.

This was an absolutely amazing tour; Jorge was informative and personable and interesting. As a solo traveler, he also helped many of us take amazing pictures around the city. I enjoyed learning more about Old San Juan.

It was absolutely wonderful. Our tour guide was Jorge and he was very knowledgeable, personable, funny, and enthusiastic! Would definitely recommend this tour especially if it’s your first time visiting San Juan.

I highly recommend this tour. Antonio is very knowledgeable and the tour is very interesting and pleasant.

He was extremely nice, funny, and chill. Best tour and tour guide ever. Very informative.