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Plaza de Armas

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Address: San Juan, Puerto Rico
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The original Old San Juan town square is a good spot to orient yourself as...

The original Old San Juan town square is a good spot to orient yourself as you begin your tour of this charming area.

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Decent locals plaza

A decent locals type of plaza. Definitely lots of pigeons too. It's decently clean and benches just to relax too.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A decent locals type of plaza. Definitely lots of pigeons too. It's decently clean and benches just to relax too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is very busy. Lots of locals putting on shows and lots of music. Touristy location as a lot of tours happen through here. Sit here for a while and enjoy the shows and the people.

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Potsdam NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a central place where one can sit on benches watching the pgieons or wander around and visit nearly nestraurants. There is aso a good supermarkeet nearlywhere one can buy bread, cheese and fruits.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place of interest while visiting Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is a sight you can walk by while sightseeing the many historic sights around the city. There are quite a few pigeons which tend to make a bit of a mess, but it is a spot you can sit for a few minutes and enjoy the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice little plaza but not really "all that" to be on TripAdvisor! Unless of course you are a serious pigeon lover!

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Thank L9084GKrichardd
San Juan Metro Region, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing like a history road trip. Too much to learn, so many places around. Great for hanging out with kids. Always check the internet or newsletter to know the activities and plan your trip.

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Thank Lilybeth S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I write this review I ask myself did I enjoy my self and how much did it cost . It's free, its about the experience of sightseeing . Yes the bird are very pushy if your eating food they are all over you. but if your in the area stop by it reminds me of being a child and... More 

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Thank Rafael M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This colonial style plaza will transport you back to the 15th century. Many great food options are available.

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Thank jayrodsan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't miss Plaza de Armas if you are staying in Old San Juan. Definitely worth visiting, this is a lovely square to wander through while exploring the city.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant plaza through which to stroll on a Sunday afternoon with plenty of activity happening, along with a huge flock of pigeons. The surrounding buildings are worth a look with their pastel coloured facades and wought iron railings. There are some ancient trees providing some shade but probably wouldn't spend too much time there, mainly a walk through.

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