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Old San Juan Best Kept Secrets Tour

Old San Juan Best Kept Secrets Tour

Duration:2.5 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English
Over 970 people rated this experience 5 stars.

About your host

Through my work as an architect, I've come to appreciate the fine classical tradition in many of Puerto Rico’s historic buildings, in the layout of its towns, and the clever design of its old homes. The quality and rich detail of our small island’s historic architecture, which spans across 500 years of history is impressive. Concerned by how little known our architectural heritage is to outside…
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About Puerto Rico Historic Buildings Drawing Society

Puerto Rico Historic Building Drawings Society—PRHBDS—is a private Puerto Rico-based nonprofit organization founded in 2011, with the mission of educating the public about Puerto Rico's history and architectural heritage, and creating awareness of the need for its preservation. Our digital collection of 5000 documents, measured drawings, historic images, and maps are available free of charge.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to Puerto Rico Historic Buildings Drawing Society. .

What we’ll do

We will be exploring Old San Juan, a 500-year old walled city that harbors secret corners and little-known spots full of charm and steeped in history, that remain unnoticed to the casual visitor. As you walk through Old San Juan’s blue cobblestoned streets, accompanied by a knowledgeable local architect, we'll be learning about how the city was built in this rocky island jutting out to the sea,…

What else you should know

Tour leaves promptly at departure time. Please allow extra time to find meeting location and check in. If you are interested in tour dates not in the calendar, please inquire about availability.

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Local treat We will also provide a helpful map of the Old San Juan historical district.

What to bring

We suggest guests bring Water, sturdy walking shoes, sunblock, hats, shades, an umbrella.

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Where you'll be

We will be in historic Old San Juan, a walled city located in an islet in San Juan Bay, exploring 5 to 7 historic structures, including centuries old churches, private residences, and rooftops, among other best kept secrets of the oldest city under the American flag. You will go beyond the usual touristy experience, hand in hand with a local architect, experiencing the spectacular historic architecture of this world- heritage site.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Tue, Jul 23    From 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM.
$25 per person
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Over 970 people rated this experience 5 stars.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

Tour leaves promptly at departure time. Please allow extra time to find meeting location and check in. If you are interested in tour dates not in the calendar, please inquire about availability.
Andy
history walk
Old San Juan Best Kept Secrets Tour
974 reviews
From $25/person
974 reviews
From $25/person