History Behind the Walls - Walking Tour

Starting at
$49.99 / Adult (ages 13 and over)
$39.99 / Child (ages 12 and under)
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Moderate Activity Level
No Minimum Age
3.0 hours
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Have a knowledgeable tour guide take you back in time through the ancient city of Old San Juan. Visit Castillo San Cristobal, the largest fortification built by the Spanish in the New World. Explore and walk through its underground tunnels and gain additional insight of unique military strategies at a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Walking distance you will arrive to see the impressive San Juan Capitol Building, El Capitolio, designed in a marble Neoclassical Revival style that hosts the House of Representatives and Senate of the Island. Plaza San Juan Bautista sits right across the street, see the colorful glass mosaics of the major townships and cities displayed. Arrive to The Walkway of the Presidents, where nine bronze life size statues of all the Presidents who have visited Puerto Rico while in office are standing.   Alongside, see memorials like the Puerto Rico Police Memorial Monument & the San Juan Holocaust Memorial. This walkway also includes, Plaza de la Mujer, a Plaza in honor of important Puerto Rican Women. Walking the Constitution Avenue, learn the history of buildings like Casa de España and The Antiguo Casino of Puerto Rico, which are among Puerto Rico’s most beautiful and oldest buildings, these structure boasts from the scenery with unique architectural features that reminisce the glory and splendor of the early 20th century.   Travel through time at South Fortaleza Street and learn the history behind the famous and historic Tapia Theater and the Arturo Somuhano Plaza. Your historical journey ends at the famous Christopher Columbus Plaza, surrounded by restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops you can choose to visit at leisure just before heading back to the ship.  Enjoy some free time at the shopping district down San Francisco Street or enjoy being escorted back to your ship.

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Notes

  • Comfortable walking shoes are highly recommended.