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San Juan Gate

La Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 770-547-7104
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Four centuries ago this gate was the main entrance into the city.
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“walled city” (29 reviews)
La Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 770-547-7104
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you go nice and early, you'll be alone - or rather will lots of stray cats. There is a really nice walk that goes along the outer edge of the city walls and stops at San Juan Gate. I'd been to the city before...More

Thank JSTrip_77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is not much to see but good to have known that you have visited. We were traveling with 5 people (2 adults and 3 kids under 9). We visited the fort, save a gato, the gate and then the church.

Thank BabelFish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful life experience I had walking the San Juan walls - just to be so close to an ancient city that has experienced so much! Impressive to see just how well the walls were built. There's a great walking trail at the base...More

Thank Janet_and_Jerry
Reviewed 18 August 2017

As part of our walking tour from Paseo la princesa, we come across the San Juan Gate. It is a very unifque site because it takes you to two completely different areas of the Old San Juan. There are endless possibilities of how you would...More

1  Thank Sandyang
Reviewed 16 August 2017

A great place to view on the walk exploring Old San Juan. It was great to see the gate where persons entered the city in past years. Nice stop and photo op on your tour of the city.

Thank LauraA357
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is something to wear comfortable shoes to. The picture you can take is actually pretty neat but not much else to see.

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Interesting walk to find this gate and get a sense of the past. Cool to see the Governor's house above the gate. Very pleasant!

1  Thank Timothy5
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Clean area, with police surveillance, comfortable for the walker and with much history to tell. With adequate shade.

1  Thank Gilberto R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

During the day it looks like a regular hole in the fortification wall. If you're sightseeing, you can get quick access to the San Juan Bautista church which is directly up the hill from the gate. There is a big weeping willow tree near the...More

1  Thank blacklionattacks
Reviewed 31 July 2017

If you are walking around Old San Juan, then look for the historic San Juan Gate. The gate is located a few blocks down the hill from the San Juan Cathedral. It's also free. I'm a history buff, so gate was of interest to me....More

1  Thank David T
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Jason Z
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Response from FranciscoKuri | Reviewed this property |
No tickets required! Only for the fortresses and they are cheap. The beaches are good and you can do as you like. Pretty safe IMHO.