3 Hours History tour itinerary for San Juan: Sojourn At The Puerto Rican Capital
Hop around the city and get to see the various attractions of the city, many of them being of historical importance such as San Francisco Chapel, Calle Cristo, Christ Chapel, El Morro Fort, Plaza de Armas to name a few.
San Juan, Puerto rico
Start the tour at "Plaza Colon" and meet the San Juan tour guide. You will get an overview of the layout of the city, and an introduction to the history of Puerto Rico (and Viejo San Juan).
Have the choice of going into San Cristobal Fort (+$10/adult) or just walk on the street.
Walk across "Calle San Francisco", one of the main commercial areas of VSJ.
Stop at the "San Francisco Chapel" (if open), "Plaza de la Barandilla", "Plaza de Armas" and other interesting places along the way.
Proceed to "Calle Cristo" and the vicinity of El Morro Fort.
Take a glance at the following places from outside:
Plaza de Armas
The City Hall
The State Department
La Fortaleza (Governor's Mansion)
El Convento Hotel
San Jose Square
San Jose Church
Plaza del Quinto Centenario
El Morro Fort
The San Juan Gate
San Juan Cathedral
Services of a professional San Juan tour guide.
Food, drinks & snacks (if you decide to get some).
Cover entrance to forts and museums (if you decide to go in).
Bring comfortable walking shoes. You are going to be walking for about 3 hours.
Be prepared for the sun, and possible rain since Puerto Rico is a tropical island.
Bring a hat, sunblock and drinking water. It is a good idea to have snacks.
The guide will customize the tour according to your personal interest and physical condition.