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San Juan Gate

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Address: La Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 770-547-7104
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Four centuries ago this gate was the main entrance into the city.

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Walking Tour of Old San Juan

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Great pictures opportunities here and entry into Old San Juan residential and bohemian areas. Near Paseo de Princesa as well. Great walking tour without any need for tour guides

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great pictures opportunities here and entry into Old San Juan residential and bohemian areas. Near Paseo de Princesa as well. Great walking tour without any need for tour guides

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is one of the gates to old san juan when in spanish rule the city was protected from pirates and in invaders by its walls they werw so effective that sir francis drake fleet could not take the city the sunset and the view of the entrance to the harbor are spectacular

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Ferndale, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stumbled across this after I took the official tour of the Governor's Mansion. I know it's a landmark but I didn't see anything spectacular.

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Sacramento
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not really much to see as this is just a gate in the old city wall. We went through the gate on our walk along the well maintained (and very level) walkway that runs along the base of the old city wall. This gate was where visitors would enter the walled city of San Juan.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Getting to the San Juan gate is easy and with a great view along the way. Once you get there you can continue your walk along the Old San Juan Walls "Murallas" with many photo op.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We started our self guided walking tour of Old San Juan by walking through the gate. What a lovely surprise to see it already decorated for the Christmas Holyday. It lead right to the beautiful fountain and the walkway goes either into Old San Juan or up to the fort.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a week in October to San Juan and experienced more of what the island has to offer -and we were able to see so many sites this time - spent time at this gate as well - the walking around this historic area is wonderful - take time to see all you can

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San Juan PR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you visit Old San Juan, San Juan Gate is a stop that you should do. Is a beautiful scenery and you can easily reach from the Fortaleza (Governor's Mansion) to El Paseo de la Princesa another great place to enjoy your visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the name, there is more to this than just the old city gate! Outside of the gate is a wonderful walking path that follows the historic city wall. Great opportunities for photos!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the "ceremonial" gate. It was really great to see how VIP guests visited PR. They were greeted at the ceremonial gate. Must visit if walking Old San Juan.

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