The best of Old San Juan walking tour
Ever imagined stepping into the pages of a history book? San Juan beckons! Traverse cobblestone streets where legends once tread, from vibrant plazas to majestic churches. Dive into the depths of Casa Blanca, feel the echoes of the past at Cuartel de Ballaja, and seek blessings at the revered Catedral Basílica Menor. With every step, you’re not just a visitor; you’re an explorer unraveling Puerto Rico’s rich tapestry. Each site has a story, waiting to be told, waiting for you. Embrace the tales, the myths, the beauty, and by the end of the journey, San Juan won’t just be a place on a map; it’ll be a chapter in your own epic story.
- Dive deep into Puerto Rican heritage.
- Explore stunning colonial architecture.
- Embrace tales of explorers and legends.
- Professional guide services
- Casa Blanca Museum ($5/person).
Route & Duration
Plaza de Armas
This historic heart of San Juan pulses with vibrant energy, where age-old trees shadow charming benches and street performers add rhythm to a place steeped in centuries of tales.
Cuartel de Ballaja
Once a barracks for Spanish troops, this imposing structure now houses cultural institutions and museums, painting a vivid picture of Puerto Rico's evolution from colonial times to its rich present.
Casa Blanca Museum
Originally the fortified residence of the Ponce de León family, today it stands as a testament to centuries of history and evolution, offering a deep dive into Puerto Rican heritage through its meticulously preserved rooms and artifacts.
Iglesia San Jose
An architectural gem dating back to the 16th century, this church, with its intricate façade and hallowed interiors, is a living narrative of San Juan's religious and cultural journey.
Plaza La Rogativa
Here, bronze statues narrate the legend of a bishops-led procession that allegedly deterred a British siege; all set against a backdrop of mesmerizing bay views that evoke feelings of both tranquility and awe.
Catedral Basílica Menor de San Juan
More than just a religious edifice, this cathedral tells tales of the city's resilience, all while housing the tomb of Ponce de León and showcasing breathtaking Gothic intricacies.
We will meet outisde Plaza de Armas
Plaza de Armas (FV8M+48H, San Juan) See Map
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.