San Juan, Puerto Rico

  • San Juan, officially Municipio de la Ciudad Capital San Juan Bautista (Municipality of the Capital City, Saint John the Baptist), is the capital and most populous municipality in Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States. As of the 2000 census, it has a population of 658,304 making it the 42nd-largest city under the jurisdiction of the United States. San Juan was founded by Spanish colonists in 1521, who called it Ciudad de Puerto Rico ("Rich Port City"). Puerto Rico's capital is the second oldest European-established city in the Americas, after Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic. Several historical buildings are located in San Juan; among the most notable are the city's former defensive forts, Fort San Felipe del Morro and Fort San Cristóbal, and La Fortaleza, the oldest executive mansion in continuous use in the Americas. 

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Rum Running in Old San Juan Rum Running in Old San Juan The small museum and free samples at Casa Don Q, locally produced rum from the Serralles family.
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Strike it Rich in Old San Juan Strike it Rich in Old San Juan Taking a stroll along Old San Juan’s iconic blue cobblestone streets back to the 16th century.
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Salsa Lessons in Old San Juan Salsa Lessons in Old San Juan When the sun goes down and Old San Juan pulsates to Latin rhythms all over town.
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Get Thee to a Convent in Old San Juan Get Thee to a Convent in Old San Juan El Convento, originally a 17th century Carmelite convent, has been listed as one of the world’s best places to stay by both Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure magazines.
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Mofongos & Mojitos in Old San Juan Mofongos & Mojitos in Old San Juan Finding some of the best Mofongos at the no-frills Mojito’s Restaurant
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Beautiful Boutique hotel. San Juan Water and Beach Club Hotel Beautiful Boutique hotel. San Juan Water and Beach Club Hotel Have you been looking for a coastal resort to play under the rich tropical sun? Are you a budget traveller? Do you want to meet the international crowd and make friends from all over the world? If your answer to these queries is in the affirmative, then you are the kind of guests that are welcomed to the San Juan Water Beach Club Hotel.
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An interesting journey off the beaten path in San Juan An interesting journey off the beaten path in San Juan There are hundreds of interesting things to do and you will always be hard pressed for time. From hiking, surfing, sunbathing and fine dining to visiting the zoos, high energy clubs, museums, art galleries and night clubs...
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