1 | Plaza V Centenario
This park is toward the center of downtown Old San Juan, and is a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from The Gallery Inn.
2 | Totem
Hard to miss, this giant native-style totem pole juts out of the ground and goes forty feet into the air. It was built in 1992 to commemorate the native culture, and has since then become a popular spot for photograph taking tourists and relaxing locals.
Head a stone's throw yards (a stone's throw meters) from Plaza V Centenario to reach this monument, which is located just outside the heart of downtown Old San Juan.
3 | Galeria Nacional Museum
At Galeria Nacional Museum, guests can view some of the most important and influential pieces of artwork created by Puerto Rican artists.
You will find this museum a few hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from The Gallery Inn.
4 | Museo de Nuestra Raiz Africana
Located in Casa del Contrefueras, Museo de Nustra Raiz Afrcana is a sociological look at how slavery played a role in the history of Puerto Rico. Visitors often comment on the pit they feel in their stomach as they tour the museum and learn of the horrendous time in history, but would recommend it as an honest and enlightening look at the subject of slavery.
Found on Calle San Sebastián, this museum is less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from Galeria Nacional Museum.
5 | San Juan National Historic Site
The San Juan National Historic Site is the overarching Historic Zone that includes much of Old San Juan. Within the zone are the two main forts, Castillo San Cristobal and San Felipe del Morro, as well as several other historic sites.
Visitors will be able to find this historical site less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from Museo de Nuestra Raiz Africana.
6 | San Jose Church & Plaza
7 | Pablo Casals Museum
Pablo Casals was a popular cellist from Puerto Rico who changed the face of classical music. Lovers of the style will certainly not want to miss the opportunity to get into Casals head by touring his once home.
Go a short distance from San Jose Church & Plaza to get to this museum.
8 | Casa de los Contrafuertes
This old and large house was built in the early 1700's and is rich in the traditional Spanish Architecture. Today it is the location of a small museum features some history of pharmacies on the island, and an art gallery.
Situated at 101 Calle San Sebastian, this historical site is located about a hundred yards (a couple hundred meters) from The Gallery Inn.
9 | Abraham Lincoln School
10 | Archbishop's Palace
The Gallery Inn is located a short distance to the east-northeast of this historical site.
11 | The Puerto Rico & Caribbean Advance Studies Center
Vacationers will be able to find this research and information services at 52 Calle Cristo, a short distance from Archbishop's Palace.
12 | Nono's Bar And Restaurant
Situated at 100 San Sebastian Street, this sports bar is located less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from The Puerto Rico & Caribbean Advance Studies Center.
13 | Museum Of Our African Heritage
African slavery was an issue in Puerto Rico just as it was in the United States, much of Europe, and the Caribbean. Learn about how slavery affected Puerto Rico at the Museum of Our African Heritage.
Travelers will find this museum at 319 Calle Fortaleza, a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from The Gallery Inn.
14 | Restaurante Baru
Interested visitors will find this restaurant at 150 San Sebastian, less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from Museum Of Our African Heritage.
15 | La Tortuga
This bakery is less than a hundred yards (about a hundred meters) from Restaurante Baru, and is on Corner of San Sebatian and San Jose.
16 | Aureola Cafe Restaurant
Live music, good drinks, and tasty food are business of Aureola Cafe.
Go a stone's throw yards (less than a hundred meters) from La Tortuga to reach this café, which is located at 106 San Sebastian Street.
17 | Ikon Restaurant & Bar
Found at 52 San Jose Street, this restaurant is a short distance from Aureola Cafe Restaurant.
18 | St. Germain
Located in Old San Juan, St. Germain is a European style bistro bringing gourmet dining in a classic setting to the area.
This bistro is at 156 Sol Street, and is a couple hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from The Gallery Inn.
19 | Taberna Lúpulo
A favorite beer bar on Calle San Sebastian, , La Taberna Lupulo has 50 beers on tap and over 100 more bottles of international brews. Pub fare is available as well, making this a great spot for a relaxed night out.
Make your way a stone's throw yards (less than a hundred meters) from St. Germain to get to this pub, which is located at 151 San Sebastian .
20 | Mirabueno
This restaurant is situated at 102 Luna Street, and is a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from The Gallery Inn.
21 | La Fonda De Angelo
For some traditional Puerto Rican food, try Fonda el Jibarito as they prepare family style meals with a personal charm.
Vacationers can find this restaurant at 280 Sol Street, a short distance from Mirabueno.
22 | Plaza La Barandilla/ La Barandilla Stairs
Found near the heart of downtown Old San Juan, this park is a short distance from La Fonda De Angelo.
23 | El Convento
Located in the architecturally wondrous historic center of Old San Juan, Hotel el Convento stands out as the crown architectural jewel of the area. However, the "look but don't touch" feel of its Spanish colonial design belies the fact that this a modern, sophisticated, and luxurious hotel with close to 60 supremely well-appointed rooms. Past guests have nothing but good things to say about this property, going to far as to vote it as one of the top in the region in a poll conducted by Conde Nast Traveler in 2013.
This hotel is located at 100 Cristo Street, and is a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from The Gallery Inn.
24 | El Picoteo
Dine on true Spanish fare at El Picoteo in Hotel El Convento. Whether you want to sample a selection of tapas, or go for a full meal, the perfect wine pairing is waiting to complement each menu on the item.
Visitors choosing to stay at Hotel El Convento can patronize this restaurant anytime they'd like, as it is located right on-site.
25 | Patio del Nispero
Gourmet dining can be found in Old San Juan at Patio del Nispero, a restaurant located on the property of Hotel El Convento. Open air dining allows guests fresh air as they dine on breakfast and lunch.
Vacationers staying at Hotel El Convento can conveniently enjoy this restaurant anytime, as it is located on-site.
26 | Pizza e Birra
Known as one of the best restaurants in Old San Juan, Pizza e Birra is located at Hotel El Convento. Here, guests can dine on fine Italian fare and pizza.
Guests staying at Hotel El Convento can enjoy this restaurant whenever they please, as it is located on the premises.
27 | El Sol De Mexicano
Travel a short distance from Pizza e Birra to get to this restaurant, which is situated at 200 H-5 Del Sol Street.
28 | Vivant Boutique
Vacationers can find this boutique at 99 Cristo Street, a short distance from El Sol De Mexicano.
29 | El Buren Restaurant
Found at 103 Cristo Street, this restaurant is a stone's throw yards (less than a hundred meters) from Vivant Boutique.
30 | Mi Pequeno San Juan
Bring a San Juan home into your home. Mi Pequeno sells hand made miniature versions of famous buildings and structures in San Juan.
At El Buren Restaurant you will find this gift and souvenir shops, which is situated at 107 Calle Cristo.
31 | Casa Don Q
Explore and learn about the history of Puerto Rico's best selling rum company at this museum.
This bar is a few hundred yards (a few hundred meters) from The Gallery Inn, and is near the heart of downtown Old San Juan.
32 | Casa De Los Dos Zaguanes
Vacationers will be able to find this historical site in the heart of downtown Old San Juan, a short distance from Casa Don Q.
33 | Municipal Tourism Information Booth: Casa Alcaldia/San Juan City Hall
34 | Farmacia Luma
This drug store can be found a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from The Gallery Inn, and is on San Francisco 255.
35 | Cathedral of San Juan Bautista
The Cathedral is one of the oldest in the Americas, with construction started in 1521, less than thirty years after Christopher Columbus' first voyage. Since its final completion in 1529, mass has been held here and continues to be today.
Go a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from The Gallery Inn to reach this historical site, which is situated at Cathedral Of San Juan Bautista.
37 | Il Bacaro Venezia
For some gourmet Italian food other than just pasta and pizza, try Il Bacaro where they serve some other Italian favorites.
Travel less than a hundred yards (less than a hundred meters) from City Hall to find this restaurant, which is located at 152 Cruz Street.
38 | Puerto Rico Drug
For all of your needs, medical related or not, stop by the Puerto Rico Drug Store where they will either have what you need, or help you find it somewhere else.
Interested visitors can find this drug store at 157 San Francisco, a stone's throw yards (less than a hundred meters) from Il Bacaro Venezia.
39 | Concalma
Shopping at Concalma is a chance to support local workers. Shop owner Matilsha Marxuach designs the popular tote and messenger bags herself, and has them made in Puerto Rico by a local women's co-op.
This boutique is situated at 207 San Francisco Street, and is a few hundred yards (a quarter kilometer) from The Gallery Inn.
The interactive map above contains the 39 local points of interest that exist within a half mile of The Gallery Inn. 15 restaurants (seen in red) and 12 attractions (shown in brown) can be reached conveniently from the hotel. Visitors hoping to find rainy day activities or relief from the sultry Caribbean sun should consider visiting one of the region's 4 museums, which include Museum Of Our African Heritage (map no. 13) and Pablo Casals Museum (map no. 7).
Interact with the map to find more information about what's available nearby, or to get a different view of the region. The pin numbers on the map above match up with what is found in the chart below.