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Paseo de la Princesa

Paseo de la Princesa, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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This restored 19th-century esplanade is the place to begin your stroll through Old San Juan, because of its central location and its inexhaustible charm.
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Paseo de la Princesa, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

La Princesa offers a wonderful and beautiful place to stroll about and enjoy a Puerto Rican starry night. Decades ago, it was a prison for the criminally insane and some think the first of its kind in the Caribbean. A beautiful historical building which holds...More

Thank Marlene A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Was fortunate enough to walk the Paseo de la Princesa one evening while visiting PR. To my surprise this was a great spot to sit and watch the shops go by. Seems like I sat and enjoyed the breeze and boat activity for hours on...More

Thank thevision911
Reviewed 5 days ago

Due to recent hurricane, no electricity so had to get back before darkness. Lovely walk and so many cats!!

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The sun hits early and hard. I highly recommend a stroll or a jog on Paseo de la Princesa nice and early in the morning. If you close your ears to modern sounds, you might as well be in colonial San Juan. The city has...More

1  Thank JSTrip_77
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Go to old san juan and just walk!!!! get lost in the island, it is so beautiful and worth it! The capital is beautiful!

Thank Kristine_Rod22
Reviewed 26 August 2017

La Princesa was an old jail in San Juan, now is home to the Dept. Of Tourism Headquarters. During the week and weekends is full of artist, food and other amenities. From there you can walk to the Wall, Casa Blanca Gardens and el Morro....More

Thank Sapomuerto
Reviewed 19 August 2017

A nice little walk in old San Juan near the water and can go through the main gate of the wall. This is close to where the Spanish used to land in the old days. The buildlings are nicely restored and the colors are wonderful....More

Thank Kazumoto N
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We followed the route mark on the tourist city map and we finished it and it was so worth it but we were so tired. You cover a few miles and discover so many pretty places and awesome pictures. It is a must thing to...More

Thank Sandyang
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I like to stop here with my wife. Nice local crafts and foods. It has a bathroom building for public use in the middle. A nice playground against the old city wall. Plenty of food trailers too. I walk towards the cruise ships to the...More

Thank Jim-Kristen
Reviewed 10 August 2017

A special place and magic. Where your activities are perfect for the family and for romance. Where you know the past history of the country. Very good place to be.

Thank Ecina
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Nacy J
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Response from justogabriel | Reviewed this property |
2 Hour Segway tour will get you to see part of the Old San Juan...that is all, Old San Juan (Where most of the Tour boats dock) is quite big. Segways are easy to handle, so taking pictures should be easy...but, again...Old... More