Plaza San Juan Bautista

Once used as a parade route for Spanish Troops, now Plaza San Juan Bautista is now a National Historic Landmark where visitors can view a number of historic buildings and sculptures.

Offerings

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. If you're touring the site on foot, you won't want to miss the Walk of Presidents, which features sculptures of prominent U.S. presidents.

Staying Close

Viejo San Juan is a good option for those wishing to visit Plaza San Juan Bautista, because travelers to this region of Puerto Rico will have convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. Even though the region isn't a major hub for tourism, you'll still find a reasonably good selection of accommodations to choose from.

Hotels near Plaza San Juan Bautista
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Sheraton Old San Juan Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.5 km) SW
Da House Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.4 km) W
CasaBlanca Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.4 km) W
Hotel Milano Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.3 km) W
Fortaleza Guest House Guest house 0.5 mi. (0.3 km) W
Sj Suites Hotel Hotel 0.6 mi. (0.2 km) W
The Gallery Inn Hotel 0.7 mi. (0.3 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

And, one of the most delightful options while spending a few hours exploring the area is eating fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of this historical site. The closest eatery is Cafe Berlin, which serves International fare. It is only around a half mile from this site's location, so check it out and enjoy a meal. Also close-by, you'll have restaurants like Punto de Vista Restaurant & Bar and Caficultura where you and your companions should be sure to try a bit of Spanish cuisine and enjoy the local foods and culture of Puerto Rico.

Information

Operating Hours

The opening and closing hours for Plaza San Juan Bautista are not readily available, meaning that your group's best chance at success is calling beforehand to make sure the institution will be open to visitors when you and your group intend to make an appearance.

Payment

For price of admission, dial up Plaza San Juan Bautista before your visit to determine if they charge, and if so, how much.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (831) 623-4526

Location: Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico

Website: http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/ca/ca30.htm

 

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