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Address: San Juan, Puerto Rico

The younger crowd loves the plaza because of the many nearby cafes and...

The younger crowd loves the plaza because of the many nearby cafes and pubs.

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Totem & Fountain in the Plaza - Rest Stop

As part of your walking tour of Old San Juan - This stop in the Plaza San Jose is nice for a rest to see the totem and fountain. Plan on a quick stop.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hockessin, Delaware

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Hockessin, Delaware
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As part of your walking tour of Old San Juan - This stop in the Plaza San Jose is nice for a rest to see the totem and fountain. Plan on a quick stop.

Thank DiAlJo
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Focal point is the beautiful tall totem pole. Not much in the area. Really dark at night. No lights nearby. Would go during light hours to appreciate the area.

Thank Jsm10029
San Juan Metro Region, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great for outdoor activities. Children love it. The only thing is that there is no near bathroom. Private Parking available.

Thank Lilybeth S
Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited this landmark while strolling the streets of Old San Juan last week looking for a nice place to eat. The Totem Pole is a unique statue that commemorates the 500 anniversary of Columbus discovering the New World.

Thank pparrothead
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I attend classes at the Liga de Arte right by this plaza. I love the sculpture and the activity around it. From the upper platform you have a very of El Morro and the Atlantic Ocean. At the lower level there is a fountain where you find kids cooling off during a beautiful warm San Juan day. It is worth... More 

Thank RusPat_704
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 706 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

What's so nice about these older cities is the dedication to creating plaza's where the people could congregate and relax, talk, and meet one another, this one is especially special with it's monument for the 5 centuries and the Ponce De Leon statue for it's founder. There's also a waterfront arena venue for music and things.

Thank Bernardo F
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We were wandering around Viejo San Juan and enjoyed this little plaza. The area is safe and artistic which makes it a wonderful spot to chill.

Thank kjc1601
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

From afar, we thought this was a palm tree that had lost its top. It inspired us to take a closer look and we studied it for quite a while before determining it was made of fired clay. It's a very unique piece and draws you in to read about what it stands for - all in Spanish so I'm... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Impressive emblem of the feelings about the visit of Columbus to Hispaniola. Beautiful view point to see El Morro and much of the old city and cemetery . Often a locale of concerts in Viejo San juan.

Thank condadojo
Avon, Ohio
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Reviewed 5 February 2016

This small plaza at the corner of Calles San Sebastian and Del Cristo is one of the oldest of the many plazas in Old San Juan and is surrounded by some of San Juan’s oldest structures including La Iglesia San Jose, the second oldest church in the New World. Unfortunately, ongoing restoration of the church and other buildings in the... More 

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