Overcrowded by hotels, restaurants, and high-end shopping centers -- not to mention the main international airport, Isla Verde has little to no landmarks located directly within city limits. To soak up local culture, however, you need only travel to the surrounding towns such as Old San Juan.
Assuming you like to become more aware of other places and cultures, you might want to visit a museum during your time in Isla Verde. Click on the each name to get complete information.
Museo de arte de Puerto Rico is a museum on the outskirts of Isla Verde. The West Wing of the museum features 14 exhibition galleries and the museum's permanent collection. The East Wing, meanwhile, houses a 400-seat theater, two exhibition galleries, art studios, a computer lab, and a classroom.
Another popular destination is Museum of History, Anthropology and Art. It is found within and found within Rio Piedras, 2.9 mi. South West of central Isla Verde. This small museum is actually just part of the full museum, which is closed to the public. The rotating exhibits that the museum does offer, however, is diverse, high quality, and sure to be a hit by any history buff.
Museum Of Art Of Puerto Rico: The Museum of Art of Puerto Rico is the premier visual arts museum on the island. Housed inside the museum is a collection of over 1,100 pieces of art work, all created by Puerto Rican artists.
The table directly below enables you to get some key facts concerning museums you might enjoy in and around Isla Verde.
|(787) 792-2252||Ocean Park, 2.4 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|El Arsenal De La Marina: Gallery||(787) 723-3068||Old San Juan, 6.5 mi. West of Central Isla Verde|
|(787) 725-6363||Ocean Park, 2.4 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|Museo de Arte Contemporaneo||(787) 977-4030||Condado District, 3.7 mi. West of Central Isla Verde|
|Museo de Artes Populares||--||Old San Juan, 6.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|Museo de arte de Puerto Rico||(787) 977-6277||Ocean Park, 2.4 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|Museum Of Art Of Puerto Rico||(787) 977-6277||Condado District, 3.1 mi. West of Central Isla Verde|
|Museum Of Our African Heritage||(787) 724-4294||Old San Juan, 6.7 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|Museum of History, Anthropology and Art||(787) 763-3939||Rio Piedras, 2.9 mi. South West of Central Isla Verde|
If you enjoy learning about the history of a foreign country, you might enjoy visiting a few of these historical sites during your time in Isla Verde.
If you are looking to do some sight-seeing, visit Fuerte San Geronimo. It is located on Viejo San Juan, 4.6 mi. West-Northwest of central Isla Verde. Visitors to San Juan who want to visit the fort will need to go through the Caribe Hilton Hotel, which is the organization that manages the fort. You will need to contact them for up to date information as to accessibility, as they have been known to close it to the public for various reasons.
Many travelers also choose to visit Plaza San Juan Bautista. It is located on Viejo San Juan, 6.0 mi. West-Northwest of central Isla Verde. Located within Plaza San Juan Bautista is the Plaza Hotel, Jose Castro House, and the San Juan Bautista Church. Tourists who visit this site will be able to see a great example of how villages were laid out during the 19th century Spanish colonial area.
Ateneo Puertorriqueño: Tourists are welcome to tour the on-site museum, which features historical documents and island memorabilia, as well as attend cultural productions such as plays and concerts put on by the center. The main goal of Ateneo Puertorriqueño is to promote the arts amongst Puerto Ricans, so much of the facilities offerings are geared towards locals.
Be sure to look at the following table to see historic sites near Isla Verde.
|Ateneo Puertorriqueño||(809) 722-4839||Viejo San Juan, 6.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|Casa Ramon Power y Giralt||(787) 722-5834||Old San Juan, 6.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|Fort San Cristóbal||(787) 729-6777||Viejo San Juan, 6.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|Fuerte San Geronimo||--||Viejo San Juan, 4.6 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|--||Viejo San Juan, 6.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|Plaza San Juan Bautista||(831) 623-4526||Viejo San Juan, 6.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|--||Viejo San Juan, 6.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
Guests can enjoy some other intriguing sites worth visiting close to Isla Verde.
A common landmark for vacationers is. It is found within Viejo San Juan, 6.0 mi. West-Northwest of central Isla Verde. Walk along the Southern Side of Old San Juan on this scenic trail that stands as a testament to the economic and cultural power of Puerto Rico. Here you will find sculptures, monuments, and other art, as well as restaurants, stores, water activities, and ever changing live entertainment.
Another popular destination is Caballito del Mar. It is located on Viejo San Juan, 6.1 mi. West-Northwest of central Isla Verde. Created by local artist Jose Ignacio Morales, this tall seahorse stands against the city for all walking along the Bahia Urbana to appreciate.
Raices Fountain: One of the most romantic spots in Old San Juan, Raices Fountain is an important testimant to the cultures that built the island of Puerto Rico and made it the melting pot that it is today. Designed by architect Miguel Carlo and completed in May of 1992, this fountain honors the island's heritage.
The following table has more details concerning other kinds of attractions of interest to vacationers.
|Scenic Trail||Viejo San Juan, 6.0 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|Caballito del Mar||Monument||Viejo San Juan, 6.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
|Raices Fountain||Monument||Old San Juan, 6.7 mi. West of Central Isla Verde|
|Totem||Monument||Old San Juan, 6.8 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde|
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