Sunset Walking Tour in the Historic Old San Juan


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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

This tour covers the most popular landmarks of Old San Juan during the golden hour. At this time you will enjoy beautiful photo-ops of the old town’s beautiful historic architecture. The walk ends in the early evening near restaurants, bars and souvenir shops.

Along the way you will learn about the old town's history and the Puerto Rican culture. The tour is conducted by professional local guides certified by the Puerto Rico Tourism Company.

The sunset and the nice temperature at this time of the day makes the walk memorable and easygoing.


What's Included

Professional local guide

What's Not Included

Bottled water

Comfortable Walking Footwear

Entrance to El Morro and San Cristobal Forts

Gratuities

Private transportation


Traveler Information

  • YOUTH: Age: 5 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 75

Additional Info

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • 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 walking problems.
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • 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 Colon
This Plaza is the perfect location to learn about the colonial history of Puerto Rico. Some of the questions that will be answered are: why Puerto Rico was so important for Spain? How Puerto Rico became a US Territory and how do locals feel about it now?
We will see the Columbus Monument, the Tapia Theater and kilometer zero plaque.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Plaza de la Barandilla
Travelers will see the residential and commercial areas of San Juan with a unique architecture that has not changed much in the last three centuries. We will see the gorgeous Baldority de Castro school building and learn about the history of the plaza.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Plaza de Armas
In the main square of San Juan we will see the facade of the City Hall and Real Intendencia Palace along with the famous seasons' fountain and the statue of the legendary music composer Tite Curret Alonso.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Antiguo Palacio de la Real Intendencia
This is one of the most spectacular historic buildings in Old San Juan. It was originally built to house the treasury of the island and it is now the Department of State of Puerto Rico. In its interior, we will see the gorgeously preserved courtyard and the original vault of the treasury.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud
Here we will see the most popular chapel in Puerto Rico and you will learn the urban legend behind this little structure built in the 18th century. Great views of the main island of Puerto Rico can be seen along the way.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina
Here travelers will one of Puerto Rico's World Heritage Site, its Governor's Mansion. This building is famous for housing the highest leaders of the island government since the 16th century. It has also been visited by Presidents of the USA and kings of Spain.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista
Travelers will have the opportunity to visit the interior of America's 2nd oldest church. In its interior, we will see the tomb of Juan Ponce de Leon and the oldest structure of the cathedral from the 16th century.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Cuartel de Ballaja
Travelers will see the biggest interior courtyard on the island in one of the most imposing building in Old San Juan. Built for the barracks of the Spanish troops this building was a military facility for over a century. Now it houses the restaurants, a coffee shop, and a museum.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Castillo San Felipe del Morro
Here travelers will see Puerto Rico's most valuable historic site. This fortification protected the entrance to the San Juan bay since the 1500's and it is the most visited historic site on the island.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free






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