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Chapel of Christ the Savior (Capilla de Cristo)

Calle del Cristo | Next to Pigeon's Park by the City Wall, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-0861
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Calle del Cristo | Next to Pigeon's Park by the City Wall, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-0861
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Reviewed yesterday

I am not a religious person at the very least. But I've always admired the story that pieces of history like this one tell. It's free to go and see the altar. However, there is a donation stand to fund further restorations of this place....More

Thank Pete P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were staying at an hotel near this attraction, it was next door to the pigeon park and forteleza st,very old building,very small ,you can just look inside and you can't go in to this small chapel.

Thank beverley d
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to take pictures and sit. Just right next to a Famous Pigeons Park (Parque de las Palomas) Visited by a lots of children from all over the Island.

Thank Irene R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another reviewer gave a summary of the history of this chapel. Small in size, it is huge in its religious significance and value. It has not changed much since it was built over 200 years ago and has an altar allegedly made of silver and...More

Thank Manuelq57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a place to visit as you stroll done Forteleza. The legend that the chapel was built is based on a horse race down San Cristo where the horse did not stop in time and the rider was thrown over the wall saying if...More

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my visit to San Juan walking trough the streets and visiting the Old San Juan many attractions.

Thank MIOPuertoRico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very small chapel ...lovely cared for by a group of volunteers. You'll be walking by, so make sure to stop, it won't take much time at all. While there you can also view the pigeon park next door. Great views of the...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not a lot to say, it was closed there are restaurants and some shops right in front of it. Nice place to catch a bite and admire the outside of the chapel

Thank Lilliam C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually stumbled onto the Chapel as we sat down for lunch at the Restaurants on Calle del Cristo. It was not open but there was the opportunity to take a few pictures of the outside. They put up an example of the façade to...More

Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If not for our tour guide we would have had not understand the significance or history. Having said this, per the guide, it is rarely open.

Thank Jerry R
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