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Address: Puerto Rico
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This 400-year-old fortress rises dramatically to greet seaborne visitors to...

This 400-year-old fortress rises dramatically to greet seaborne visitors to the island.

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Colorful town with historic buildings. The church from 1800 is a walk into the past. Drive the streets to see the old houses !

Reviewed 28 March 2017
rarobert2
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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Colorful town with historic buildings. The church from 1800 is a walk into the past. Drive the streets to see the old houses !

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Doral, Florida
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38 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

San German surprised with two city squares, a cultural center and many multiple centuries old structures

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1 Thank Jerry131
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I don't have words to describe the scenery in San German, PR. It's a historic town and I was so glad I went to see it on my last day in PR. The cobblestone street, the churches is a sight to see. It is the second oldest colonial place besides Old San Juan. I didn't get to see the two... More 

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Placida, Florida
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91 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Don't visit on M-T-W, bec many things will be closed. Go on Thurs-Sun. The architecture is a unique blend of PR and Spanish. The town centro is hilly. There are several museums. The history of the town is interesting. Go to the old monastery, which is now a museum, and you will find out why this town is located where... More 

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2 Thank Tom Z
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

I carry this town in my soul. Its part of me. The beauty and the antique ambience, let you be in peace. The full moon nights you can enjoy sit in front of the Porta Coeli. The architecture is so pretty like another Old San Juan. Its a safe place to live.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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65 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

I would not drive out of my way to go here. We were there on a Tuesday and almost nothing was open to go into, including the Tourist Office. If you like to just walk around and gaze at buildings it is fine. Neither church was open. Recommended restaurants were not open. We finally ate hotdogs from a street vendor!... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

A nice quiet town, directions in and out of the centre of town are pretty poor but once you've found the centre it's pretty easy to find your way around.

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1 Thank Jon S
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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31 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Very Historic town, Capilla Porta Coelli beautifull, La Plaza de Recreo, The Old theather, Mayor House (alcaldia) see around Old houses created by Spanish, beatifull Architectural buildings, lunch at spanish restaurant in the town, clean and low prices, The town beautifull and very clean

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Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
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124 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

I love to walk around San German to see the beautiful Spanish architecture. You can climb the stairs to the Porta Coeli Church and then see the Church of San Germán Auxerre of San Germán which is in the historic register.

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Savannah, Georgia
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54 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Very charming city the people are very friendly. The colonial flavor of the city deserve a day trip to the museums and historic points.If your driving get ready for narrow roads and high hills. The history of Porta Coeli is incredible.

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