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Plaza de Armas

San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Walking Tour of Old San Juan
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Old San Juan Walking Tour
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US$148.00*
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Private Old San Juan Walking Tour
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“city hall” (11 reviews)
“park benches” (4 reviews)
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This plaza was very near to our hotel,we walk their to get sunblock from the pharmacy, their was also a super max,supermarket their ,benches to sit and people watch or wait for the trolley that took us to the nearby attractions, many restaurants,and lots of...More

Thank beverley d
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old town centers or Plazas are all so different. I found the Plaza de Armas in Old San Juan beautiful and characteristic. Seems to be the place I always end up on after walking around the streets. But the Plaza is lined with shops and...More

Thank BZimm08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect place to sit, relax and people watch after walking around Old San Juan shopping district. There is a public parking--a 2 minute walk away, although expensive, offers options to those who rented a car. Street performers were also present and a couple of coffee...More

Thank Noli G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place to meet up and start the day w a cappuccino and Mallorca. Or relax midday, it's a convenient place to regroup whilst taking in the local scene.

Thank Echo T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Plaza de Armas is on your way from the lower part of Old San Juan en route to the upper section such as San Sebastian street. If you get here, you probably have walked uphill for a bit, so you might consider sitting down...More

Thank Manuelq57
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We've been to Old San Juan several times, and the plaza is always our central meeting and hanging out place! The kids adore the pigeons, and there are always interesting people and pets around. Sometimes there are artistic and musical performances. Nothing beats walking to...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Come here for the sunsets there great, and the area is also very nice with old town charm and lots of pigeons.

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This Plaza was just outside our hotel. Every evening we would sit in the plaza after the sun went down and enjoy conversations with those in the plaza. In the morning there was a old man who sold bananas from his homemade cart. There is...More

Thank Shyrl-An S
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Nice little square with benches and places to sit. We found this to be a great place to get a drink (from the SuperMax grocery store or the Pharmacy) and sit and rest during a long day of shopping and sightseeing. Only need to spend...More

Thank Mike46077
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is an excellent spot to people watch and just relax and hangout. Two little stands that serve coffee/snacks. Locals come out to practice their music. Loved it!

Thank rmybuffy
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