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

Those wishing to visit Plaza San Juan Bautista may choose to book their trip on Viejo San Juan, since travelers to this part of Puerto Rico will have convenient access to the historical site during their time there. There is a reasonable number of hotels around the area within the vicinity of this historical site.

Hotels near Plaza San Juan Bautista
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Sheraton Old San Juan Hotel and Casino Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.5 km) SW
Chateau Cervantes Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.5 km) SW
Cervantes Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.4 km) WSW
Da House Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.4 km) W
The Pineapple Inn Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.3 km) WSW
Hotel Milano Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.3 km) W
Fortaleza Guest House Guest house 0.5 mi. (0.3 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

If you find your belly rumbling after your historic site visit, don't worry -- you'll discover an exceptionally large selection of food and beverage places in this area. The closest eatery is Toppings Pizza, which serves up Italian food. Cafe 8 and Koco-Nuts! are some of the other restaurant options close to Plaza San Juan Bautista where you have the chance to try a new dish and experience the Puerto Rico culture.

Information

Operating Hours

Call their number in advance to find out the exact hours of operation.

Payment

Arrive at Plaza San Juan Bautista ready to hand over the price of admission, which your party can nail down by calling ahead.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (831) 623-4526

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

Location: Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

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