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A Quintessential Part of San Juan

I was kind of in awe of this massive wall, and all of the history it represents. I was in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KayTee9
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New England - USA
part of the essential history of San Juan and a must-see for any tourist to San Juan

The old city walls are an integral part of the history of San Juan, especially Old San Juan and you... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
John E
,
Ballwin, Missouri
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“nice walk” (9 reviews)
“walking path” (3 reviews)
“san juan gate” (6 reviews)
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Old San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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"in great shape"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was kind of in awe of this massive wall, and all of the history it represents. I was in the presence of living history. The stories this wall could tell! It is sort of a link between the land and the sea, and a...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

The old city walls are an integral part of the history of San Juan, especially Old San Juan and you can't help but see them if you do a walking tour of Old San Juan which I highly recommend. These are so integral to old...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The wall around Old San Juan is very old and has been around a few centuries. It is a must-visit, as it is free and a nice walk around the edge of the city. It leads to the old gate to the city and it...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

It is interesting to see how tall the walls are and how thick they are and how many years they have withstood the weather. The recent hurricane did not damage the wall but it took out all of the light poles and other free standing...More

Thank D D
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Walk the wall , at least the paved path along the bottom along a tour of history. This wall when you think about it was used in real life. Along the way on the Western and Northern end you will find the Gate and eventually...More

Thank Allen B
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This wall pretty much used to protect the entire city of old San Juan some of it goes along with the “Paseo de la princesa”

Thank Raul D
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

Great walk along the walls. Enjoyed the history and the breeze. Cobblestone and stairs. Wear comfortable shoes.

Thank Teresa S
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Going back in time 3 to 4 centuries. It is one of Puerto Rico's best tourist attractions. It's a fort built during the 17 and 18 century in order to defend the city from pirates and other countries fleet attacks.

Thank gerymere2017
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

What can you say about a wall? Well, I lived in Old San Juan for a few years and never thought about the wall as a place or an attraction. The thing is that around of most of the wall there is a walking path,...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Below El Morro by La Perla neighborhood, this is a famous walk in SJ. Beach is there, local spots to drink

Thank Samuel D
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