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Cathedral of San Juan Bautista

153 Calle Crisantemo | Old San Juan, San Juan 00927-6311, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-0861
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Built in 1540 and the site where the body of Ponce de Leon is entombed, the the Catedral de San Juan is an authentic and rare New World example of medieval architecture.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old church” (58 reviews)
“stained glass” (25 reviews)
“nice church” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
153 Calle Crisantemo | Old San Juan, San Juan 00927-6311, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-0861
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The cathedral has the tomb of Ponce de León and one of the oldest buildings in San Juan. Very nice church.

Thank January M
Reviewed 6 days ago

if you like the architecture of spsanish colonial times this is a unique gem excellent for photos the mass ceremony is very impressive

Thank Jose C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully restored relic! It's the second oldest church in North and South America! The peace in this church is palpable. A MUST SEE!

Thank runrchck83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our day trip into Old San Juan we were walking through the streets and came upon the Cathedral. It was the middle of the day but there was a service going on in a smaller section off of the main cathedral. The doors were...More

Thank arroyorn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedral was unique because of its age and the fact that its still in operation. It is not as well maintained as other historical Cathedral's Ive visited, but it was free. We did not see an option to get a tour with some type...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking around Old San Juan on a Saturday day night, I figured that since I was down there and I didn't exactly know when I would be back I wanted to stop by and see it. They were having service but the doors were open....More

Thank Cole B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Accessible, clean and an architectural and historical jewel. Its internal decoration is spectacular.

Thank Gilberto R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and a must see while in Old San Juan! Incredible artwork and stained glass! Very quiet place!

Thank JessicaE07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't just peak in the door. Have a seat, look around at the art and artifacts, pay attention to the other visitors and enjoy being engulfed in history.

Thank Gringo-in-Paradise
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is almost 500 years old! The renovation has started it it should be done by 2021. They will celebrate it's 500 years of history by that year. It is beautiful and we were lucky it was open to see inside.

Thank bayabori
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31 March 2017|
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Response from StephanieR6655HD | Reviewed this property |
Contact the cathedral. There are English speaking ladies that can help you. My daughter's wedding was at 3 o'clock.
23 February 2017|
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Response from gjuarez2016 | Reviewed this property |
Masses are said in both Spanish and English at different times - call or email the Cathedral and they can give you the schedule for any particular day. The streets in Old San Juan are very small and there is virtually no... More