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Plaza of San Jose

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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The younger crowd loves the plaza because of the many nearby cafes and pubs.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I originally came here in 1992. The plaza was under construction for the 500 year anniversary of Christopher Columbus's second voyage to Puerto Rico. There was not much to see then. When I visited this time, the plaza was complete. It was nice but I...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Small plaza close to the Morro in Old San Juan. Lots of history in this place! I love this area of the city

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Beware most of the reviews and all the pictures are actually of Plaza del Quinto Centario which is actually adjacent to Plaza San Jose. Plaza San Jose is a basic square with San Jose Church (currently under renovation) and a statue of Juan Ponce.

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 24 April 2017

As part of your walking tour of Old San Juan - This stop in the Plaza San Jose is nice for a rest to see the totem and fountain. Plan on a quick stop.

Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Focal point is the beautiful tall totem pole. Not much in the area. Really dark at night. No lights nearby. Would go during light hours to appreciate the area.

Thank Jsm10029
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great for outdoor activities. Children love it. The only thing is that there is no near bathroom. Private Parking available.

Thank Lilybeth S
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited this landmark while strolling the streets of Old San Juan last week looking for a nice place to eat. The Totem Pole is a unique statue that commemorates the 500 anniversary of Columbus discovering the New World.

Thank pparrothead
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I attend classes at the Liga de Arte right by this plaza. I love the sculpture and the activity around it. From the upper platform you have a very of El Morro and the Atlantic Ocean. At the lower level there is a fountain where...More

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 21 March 2016

What's so nice about these older cities is the dedication to creating plaza's where the people could congregate and relax, talk, and meet one another, this one is especially special with it's monument for the 5 centuries and the Ponce De Leon statue for it's...More

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We were wandering around Viejo San Juan and enjoyed this little plaza. The area is safe and artistic which makes it a wonderful spot to chill.

Thank kjc1601
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