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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Old San Juan Walking Tour

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icon2 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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Overview

Explore the colorful buildings and charming streets of Old San Juan in a small group with the help of writer David Rodriguez, author of ‘The Rise and Fall of the Great Barbate.’ During the course of your day, the knowledgeable author helps you discover the area’s key historic sites and gain new insight into Puerto Rican culture. It’s a great opportunity to learn about the many stories of the people who helped to define this unique neighborhood. Your walking trip’s length is flexible based on your needs, and also includes bottled water.
  • Take a walking tour of Old San Juan with author David Rodríguez
  • Gain new insight into Puerto Rican culture from a knowledgeable author
  • Learn the stories of the people that helped to define this unique neighborhood
  • Discover key historic sites like Fort San Cristobal, Plaza de Armas, and the city gates
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Bottled water
Local guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Gratuities
Starbucks , 363 C. de Tetuán #1, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico

If you are coming by cruise and arriving at the Old San Juan Cruise Piers. Starbucks is located within walking distance of the piers.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Proper clothing required to enter to churches
  • Proper shoes required. No sandals.
  • Not recommended for people with recent surgery
  • Not recommended for people with hip, heel or foot pain
  • Not recommended for people with high blood pressure complications
  • Travelers Must Be fit for walking long distances (3 miles)
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Tripolin Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Old San Juan Walking Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Old San Juan Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Old San Juan Walking Tour?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Old San Juan Walking Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Old San Juan Walking Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Old San Juan Walking Tour.

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  • "Easy location to meet up with the tour plus convenient parking." See review
  • "For fast timers to Puerto Rico, I highly recommend this tour, bring your children, for history lessons!" See review

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star-5
My amazing old San Juan walking tour
Elcina_D
, Aug 2022
The tour guide person was amazing!! I wished I could see more of the sites and get to go inside the forts and the other building
star-5
Great tour to gain your bearings
Christopher_N
, Aug 2022
Great tour! There was a good amount of information and some awesome break spots. Highly recommended if you are looking to get familiar with the town.
star-5
Beautiful tour through Old San Juan
Waidalee_M
, Aug 2022
This was one of my favorite tours. My daughter and I both found it fascinating. I was born and raised in Puerto Rico, but I still learned so many new things. David is very informative and knows exactly how to make the tour very interesting. I'd definitely recommend it.
star-5
Love it! Leaving with a piece of Puerto Rico
Fleuryne_M
, Aug 2022
David was phenomenal! This was a very informational tour. Do this tour and you will leave with more then just the entertainment of Puerto Rico! I feel like I am leaving my trip with a piece of Puerto Rico. A few suggestions if you decide to do this tour. BRING and WEAR a hat! The Sun toured with us too!
star-5
San Juan Experience
Beth_Z
, Aug 2022
The tour was fun, lots of San Juan history as well as beautiful sightseeing. David, our guide was super informative, very friendly, and gave us some rest half way through, since the day was super hot.
star-5
David was great!
Irma_P
, Aug 2022
Tour guide David was amazing. He worked with everyone’s pace and he was very considerate. Will rebook next time I’m in San Juan. It was very entertaining and informative.
star-4
It was very informative....
Tiffany_M
, Aug 2022
It was very informative. We went early, so it was nice because it was not crowded on the street. Bring water. Although. They provided, we needed more.
star-5
Old San Juan tour should be on your itinerary!!
Kimberly_M
, Aug 2022
The Old San Juan tour was amazing! My son and I thoroughly enjoyed learning the history of San Juan and exploring the area.
star-5
Old San Juan Tour!
Craig_H
, Aug 2022
The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the city and its history. Lots of interesting stories and we saw many famous points of the city
star-5
Great first tour to understand PR
Carmelita_F
, Aug 2022
Where some good walking shoes, and comfortable clothes takes lots of of pictures and just enjoy your experience.
star-5
David was great!! Very...
Yalonda_W
, Jul 2022
David was great!! Very educational tour! Not a strenuous walk and very thoughtful commentary. Definitely must do while in San Juan!
star-5
Great walking tour in Old San Juan
Maria_M
, Jul 2022
Learning about Old San Juan and it's History. Walking through the cobblestone streets and appreciating it's beauty. I would recommend this tour to everyone. The tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly.
star-4
Great history of the area...
Brandon_M
, Jul 2022
Great history of the area with a good overview of the Old San Juan & Fort. Wear your walking shoes !
star-5
Amazing tour
Mickaela_P
, Jul 2022
David was an amazing tour guide. He showed us as much as he possibly could and was very knowledgeable and told us a lot of great information.
star-5
Fabulous!
Cherie_D
, Jul 2022
The tour guide was fabulous. He was very knowledgeable about San Juan and brought the area and it’s history to life for us. It was raining that day and he found ways to keep us under cover but still show us so much!
star-5
Had a great tour
Sergio_K
, Jul 2022
Overall great tour David was very knowledgeable and friendly Did not rushed us Definitely recommend to everyone
star-5
So helpful and fun!
Tess_M
, Jul 2022
My fiancé went on this tour on our first day in San Juan. David showed us important features, filled us in on the interesting history, and gave us many suggestions on what to do on our own. He also took us to places I would have never known to see otherwise! This tour was very helpful in getting familiar with the area. I would definitely recommend it.
star-5
Enjoy Old San Juan
MARINA_G
, Jul 2022
I enjoy walking Old San Juan. Our tour guide David R. was wonderful. Beautiful sceneries! I love history, this tour was for me. Yes, there is a lot of walking! I do love how David did provide water, and a cute gift! This is for families, friends, couples, solo, and a business trip. There is so much to do there, and explore even after the tour is over!
star-5
Wonderful experience - history, culture and humor!
Brian_F
, Jul 2022
Culture, history, and a good amount of humor. We learned a lot in a couple of hours, and our tour guide was pleasant, courteous and compassionate. He patiently answered every question, and he imparted his wealth of knowledge to our tour group - a perfect gentleman. Very highly recommend this experience.
star-5
Great walk in old San Juan
Christy_M
, Jul 2022
David was very knowledgeable and kept a great pace! He knew a lot of information about old San Juan and was the perfect walking tour! Make sure to bring your walking shoes and sun block. Maybe even a hat so you can enjoy this your to the fullest

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