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Address: Calle San Francisco, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number:
+1 787-724-7171 ext. 2391
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Built in stages from 1604 to 1789 and resembling the city hall in Madrid,...

Built in stages from 1604 to 1789 and resembling the city hall in Madrid, Spain, this government building also houses a tourist information center and a small gallery of rotating exhibitions.

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A nice place to tour

Spent a couple of hours touring the city hall(Government Center). It is located in a spot with a great view of the Caribbean sea. It is worth seeing, so you can understand the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2015
Randy C
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Summerfield, Florida, United States

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful architecture, and grounds too. Lots to view and see. Especially if you're into older historical government visit buildings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Our group was welcomed with true kindness and courtesy. The attention they gave us and the explanations are worthy of praise. The guide was really gentle and patient despite the numerous of our group. I could see that she was well prepared and filled with the knowledge necessary for that function.

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Summerfield, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

Spent a couple of hours touring the city hall(Government Center). It is located in a spot with a great view of the Caribbean sea. It is worth seeing, so you can understand the history of this island country.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

About 1/2 mile from where it is on the map. Google city hall San Juan before you walk down there. Never made it as I was trying to follow the map.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2013

We took time to meet with friends, ride the trolley and walk around the Old City. We peeked in the hall of the Alcaldia and enjoyed the outdoor patios typical of the Spanish arquitecture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2012

They take good care of the building. Is nice just to look from the street.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2012

Just a government building. Everyone busy to help you.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2006

It was ok but the guides weren't that awsome. they seemed really weird. um we also had problems with getting into the Alcadia so we could not see the whole thing. but other than that it was ok.

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