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Explore The History of Old San Juan provided by Across Caribe

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 01/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 01/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Discover the history of Old San Juan as you pound its ancient cobblestones on a 3-hour walking tour! Old San Juan is the second oldest city in America, a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as a U.S. Historic Zone. You might feel that you’ve been thrown back into the past with over 400 well-preserved buildings in the old city! Take a comprehensive look at the wealth of colonial landmarks in this former Spanish colony, visiting ‘La Fortaleza’ (Governor’s House), the imposing San Felipe El Morro Fort, 16th-century San Jose Church, the Ballaja Barracks and much more. As you stroll, your expert guide provides additional insight into the design and famous personalities that once inhabited this charming area! A break to get a refreshment, snack and bathroom break will be provided halfway the tour or upon request. Points of interest: Plaza of San Jose San Jose Church Paseo de la Princesa San Juan Gate Castillo de San Cristobal La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina and more!
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Café Cuatro Sombras
    259 Calle Recinto Sur, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
    Outside the entrance of Cafe Cuatro Sombras you will meet your guide.
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  • Pass by
    Plaza de San Jose
    Iglesia de San Jose
    Paseo de la Princesa
    La Puerta de San Juan
    Castillo de San Cristobal
    La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina
    La Rogativa
    Catedral Metropolitana Basilica de San Juan Bautista
    Calle San Sebastian
    San Juan National Historic Site
    Museo de Las Americas
    Plaza de Armas
    Across Caribe
  • You'll end at
    Café Cuatro Sombras
    259 Calle Recinto Sur, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
    Outside the entrance of Cafe Cuatro Sombras you will meet your guide.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
Café Cuatro Sombras, 259 Calle Recinto Sur, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • There will be no entrance into Fort El Morro
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough participants to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Comfortable clothing/shoes recommended
  • Please note: La Fortaleza (Governor's Palace) is not open to the public during the weekend.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Paradise0118 wrote a review Mar 2020
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Was an awesome experience. The guide is so knowledgeable with the history. We love it... I highly recommend... Ana B. - Houston - TX
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Responded 23 Jul 2020
We're glad to know you learned and enjoyed the experience. Thank You for choosing Across Caribe!
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Salsa Class Recommended!
The instructor Steven was excellent! This workshop was so much fun and I recommend it 100%! Puerto Rico is known fo
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Great Time!!!
Omg this was so GREAT!!! Steven was AMAZING and he really breaks it down so you learn the steps and you keep what y
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Outdoor Fun
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Awesome Experience
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