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Plaza de Colon: Tours & Tickets

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Plaza Colon is one of the most important plazas in all of San Juan. First of all, if you enter the San Juan islet by land--that is by Puerta de Tierra--this plaza will be right at the entrance of the walled city. Before 1897, this eastern part of...more
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Calle Fortaleza, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Central plaza going into Old San Juan shopping area and forts. Monument of Columbus, plus near daily local crafts for sale. Main cab drop off and pick up.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank markfarner58
Reviewed 6 days ago

This plaza offers quiet seating and several good juice stands. It is at the edge of a number of good shops and a good meeting place as it is easily recognizable.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Mary Jo M
Reviewed 5 September 2019

As my wife and I walked up hill from our cruise ship(about a 15 minute easy walk) we came upon this plaza which seemed central to Old Town. Fortaleza Street was to our left side(South) facing the plaza and the statue of Columbus. The fountain...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 18 August 2019

The plaza is one of the better place to hang out and enjoy the view. Lots of place to eat and shop around the plaza

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank T1701QSwilliamb
Reviewed 22 July 2019

We were in old San Juan on a Saturday night and there was a drum circle with people doing some great dancing. It was awesome.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 25isabels
Reviewed 16 July 2019

Tall,stunning statue/monument of Columbus towers above the very busy plaza below.. food vendors and vendors selling crafts located here along with info signs and maps. Enjoyed observing all the activity here,

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 9 May 2019 via mobile

At the eastern end of old sam juan, plaza colon has the obligatory statue of the Spaniard whose name is found theoughout the americas. Here is a lively plaza with shops and cafes on two sides close to the port where obscenely large “cruise” ships...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DiDC09
Reviewed 28 March 2019

There was a local musicians playing Bomba music. It was very nice at night and no crowded. The only problem is that the bus don't run late and I have to take a taxi for 15$ to go back to my apt. The bus will...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank carviana v
Reviewed 28 February 2019 via mobile

So the plaza itself is nice, but there are a ton of great spots right around this plaza to eat and drink at. We ate at the food court across the street at a place called grandmas kitchen, and the chicken was insanely good. My...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank njsfinest3
Reviewed 22 February 2019

We walked through this square on our way to Castillo San Cristobal. It is a large square with a statue of Christopher Columbus in the middle. How you get from "Colon" to "Columbus" I'm not quite sure. It's a convenient starting point for visiting the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andrew C
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