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History Behind the Walls | SJ2L

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History Behind the Walls

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Starting from $101.38 AUD / Adult
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Join your knowledgeable tour guide to walk the splendid trails and ancient streets of Old San Juan. Enjoy Spanish architecture and learn about the history and culture of this great city. See the outside of what became the largest fort in the New World, the Castillo de San Cristóbal, and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean. While looking east, your tour guide explains the legends surrounding the mysteries of La Garita del Diablo. Nearby, find the impressive Capitolio, home to the island’s Senate and House of Representatives. Then, continue your journey to Plaza de los Presidentes and see amazing structures like the Escuela Especializada en Teatro José Julián Acosta and Casa de España. Also, see the exquisite Greco-Roman classical style of the Teatro Tapia, the Biblioteca Carnegie and the high society ballroom of the 19th century, the Casino of Puerto Rico. Finally, stop for a refreshment or shop for local artisan crafts near the Columbus Plaza before boarding your bus to head back to your ship.
HighlightsShow
  • Walk through Old San Juan with your guide to discover beautiful Spanish architecture representing diverse historical periods in the areas surrounding the walled city of San Juan.
  • See the interior of the Castillo de San Cristóbal, the largest fort in the New World, and learn about Spanish military strategies from the 15th century.
  • Stop near Columbus Plaza for a refreshment at a café or bar, or shop for local arts and crafts.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard
  • Photo ID
  • Local currency
  • Credit cards
  • Biodegradable sunscreen
What to WearShow
  • Conservative attire
  • Non-slip shoes
  • Sunglasses
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must able to walk entire time on cobblestone streets, stairs, and uphill in warm weather.
  • Not recommended for guests who are claustrophobic.
Location San Juan, Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico
Tour Code SJ2L SJ2L
Duration3.00 Hours 3.00 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
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