Paseo de la Princesa, San Juan

Paseo de la Princesa, San Juan

Paseo de la Princesa, San Juan: Our most recommended tours and activities

San Juan: Old San Juan Walking Tour

1. San Juan: Old San Juan Walking Tour

Step back in time and learn about Old San Juan from your guide who will cover centuries of Puerto Rican history and culture. Discover many of the highlights of one of the oldest cities in the Western Hemisphere as you make your way through Old San Juan. Start your tour at Plaza Colon and learn about the centuries-long history of this city from your guide. Discover the city's well-preserved architecture dating back to its founding and hear war stories of how a small island beat back empires. Explore city highlights, like El Morro Fort, San Juan Bautista Cathedral, Plaza de Armas, Paseo de la Princesa, San Juan Gate, and more. Enjoy photo and water breaks along the way to make sure the tour is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

San Juan: Self-Guided Audio Tour of Historic Buildings

2. San Juan: Self-Guided Audio Tour of Historic Buildings

"Talking Buildings" is a first-person account of the historic buildings of Old San Juan. Created by the Saint John's School 6th grade Social Studies class of 2022, this self-guided audio walking tour will take you on a journey through time, from the 16th century to modern-day. If you'd like to donate to the San José Church, as mentioned in the route, please follow this link: iglesiasanjosepr.org The tour is ready whenever you are. Simply download it through the VoiceMap app while in a wifi zone to enjoy the tour with full offline accessibility.

San Juan: Walking Tour with Expert Guide

3. 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.

Old San Juan: Walking Tour with Shopping and Hotel Transfer

4. Old San Juan: Walking Tour with Shopping and Hotel Transfer

Start with pickup at your hotel and then enter Old San Juan for a walk. Discover the major landmarks, and stroll along Paseo de la Princesa, a promenade known for its Victorian lampposts. Pass through the original city gate and see the home of Ponce De Leon, one of the oldest houses in Puerto Rico. After this, check out San Marcos Castle. See San Felipe del Morro Castle, a coastal citadel that was built centuries ago. Also, follow your guide to see 2 cathedrals and La Fortaleza, which has been the governor's residence since the 16th century. Next, go to the shopping district. Shop for souvenirs in Calle Fortaleza, famous for its jewelry shops, restaurants, and cobblestone paving. Buy some food in an authentic Puerto Rican restaurant while you are here, and enjoy some local dishes. Finally, return to your hotel at the end of the tour.

Puerto Rico: Old San Juan Guided Walking Tour

5. 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 (outside) 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.

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Paseo de la Princesa, San Juan: Our most recommended tours and activities

San Juan: Old San Juan Walking Tour

San Juan: Old San Juan Walking Tour

Step back in time and learn about Old San Juan from your guide who will cover centuries of Puerto Rican history and culture. Discover many of the highlights of one of the oldest cities in the Western Hemisphere as you make your way through Old San Juan. Start your tour at Plaza Colon and learn about the centuries-long history of this city from your guide. Discover the city's well-preserved architecture dating back to its founding and hear war stories of how a small island beat back empires. Explore city highlights, like El Morro Fort, San Juan Bautista Cathedral, Plaza de Armas, Paseo de la Princesa, San Juan Gate, and more. Enjoy photo and water breaks along the way to make sure the tour is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

San Juan: Self-Guided Audio Tour of Historic Buildings

San Juan: Self-Guided Audio Tour of Historic Buildings

"Talking Buildings" is a first-person account of the historic buildings of Old San Juan. Created by the Saint John's School 6th grade Social Studies class of 2022, this self-guided audio walking tour will take you on a journey through time, from the 16th century to modern-day. If you'd like to donate to the San José Church, as mentioned in the route, please follow this link: iglesiasanjosepr.org The tour is ready whenever you are. Simply download it through the VoiceMap app while in a wifi zone to enjoy the tour with full offline accessibility.

San Juan: Walking Tour with Expert Guide

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.

Old San Juan: Walking Tour with Shopping and Hotel Transfer

Old San Juan: Walking Tour with Shopping and Hotel Transfer

Start with pickup at your hotel and then enter Old San Juan for a walk. Discover the major landmarks, and stroll along Paseo de la Princesa, a promenade known for its Victorian lampposts. Pass through the original city gate and see the home of Ponce De Leon, one of the oldest houses in Puerto Rico. After this, check out San Marcos Castle. See San Felipe del Morro Castle, a coastal citadel that was built centuries ago. Also, follow your guide to see 2 cathedrals and La Fortaleza, which has been the governor's residence since the 16th century. Next, go to the shopping district. Shop for souvenirs in Calle Fortaleza, famous for its jewelry shops, restaurants, and cobblestone paving. Buy some food in an authentic Puerto Rican restaurant while you are here, and enjoy some local dishes. Finally, return to your hotel at the end of the tour.

Puerto Rico: Old San Juan Guided Walking Tour

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 (outside) 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.

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What people are saying about Paseo de la Princesa, San Juan

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Roberto was an incredible guide. Very communicative prior to the tour and so full of knowledge and enthusiasm during. We felt like we learned a lot about the area and culture. He also gave us really good recommendations for spots to visit after the tour for a truly local experience.

Roberto was such a sweet guy. He made me feel safe while traveling alone. He was very knowledgeable and loved to share places and memories of his past. I highly recommend booking the tour with him☺️

Excellent tour. Roberto wasn't in a hurry to just get through it. He added lots of information and fun facts. We went over by about 30 minutes and that was fine with us.

Robert (Roberto) was great! Extremely knowledgeable,, patient, humerus, Answered all our questions. Great tour guide and passionate about PR!

Roberto was great, and we had a lovely tour. Thank you.