Inside El Morro Castle & Old San Juan Walking Tour


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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 2 hours

Departs: puerto rico, puerto rico

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Overview

In this walking tour you will explore the most popular landmarks of Old San Juan in a short time. The tour includes entrance to El Castillo San Felipe del Morro Fort which is the most visited attraction in Puerto Rico. Other icons of the old town included are the San Juan Cathedral, the Governor's Mansion and the San Juan Gate.

The tour is guided by locals with vast knowledge about the history, culture and nature of Puerto Rico. Guides are certified by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company and are fluent in both English and Spanish.


What's Included

Bottled water

Entrance fee to El Morro Fort ($10 value)

What's Not Included

Comfortable Walking Footwear

Hats or caps

Sun glasses

Sunscreen


Traveler Information

  • YOUTH: Age: 1 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 80

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Not recommended for travelers with walking limitations
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • The use of facemask is highly encouraged throughout the whole tour to comply with safety regulations of the Government of Puerto Rico.
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Plaza Darsenas
MEETING LOCATION:
This is a square covered with trees next to peer 1 in Old San Juan. All participants must meet the guide by the fountain next to La Casita de Rones (pink building).

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Plaza de Hostos
Original entry way of Old San Juan through the demolished gate of the town.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Observation point overlooking the bay of San Juan. It was originally built to fire cannons at enemy ships.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

La Casa Estrecha
The narrowest building in North America.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud
Historic chapel from the 18th Century. Built after a miracle that happen right in the site where the chapel was built.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina
This is the Governor's mansion one of Puerto Rico's World Heritage Sites. Also, you will see the colorful umbrellas over the street.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista
The San Juan Cathedral is one of the oldest in the Americas. Inside we will see the tombs of Juan Ponce de Leon and Alonso Manso, the first bishop in the New World.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

La Rogativa
La Rogativa is a iconic sculpture representing the procession that was held in Old San Juan during the British attack of 1797. Travelers will also see the San Juan Gate which is the last standing gate of the town and will have the opportunity to visit a "garita" (defensive sentry box).

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Casa Blanca Museum
This was the residence of Ponce de Leon's family for over 200 years. It is the oldest standing structure in Puerto Rico dating from the early 16th Century.

• Admission Ticket Free

Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery
We will see the cemetery from above. You will learn why it was built outside of the city walls and so close to the ocean. Also, we will talk about important figures of Puerto Rico's history that have been buried there.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Castillo San Felipe del Morro
The tour includes entrance to El Morro Fort! Inside this 16th century castle you will learn its history, battles and importance the arm forces of Spain and the USA. There will be a bathroom and water break inside. After the guided tour in the fort, participants can stay to explore it for a little longer.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Included


Reviews

Two thumbs up
Hernanie L, 25-12-2019
I highly recommend this tour. Jorge is the best tour guide. He's highly knowledgeable and knows the ins and outs of Old San Juan.




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