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

Consider staying on Viejo San Juan if you plan on visiting Plaza San Juan Bautista, as visitors to this part of Puerto Rico will have the benefit of easy site access during their visit. There is a reasonably good selection 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 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

Historic site guests will have no problem finding a meal, since you'll find a plentiful supply of dining possibilities within traveling distance. Toppings Pizza, which sells Italian meals, is also the most convenient dining option from this site. Cafe 8 and Koco-Nuts! offer additional restaurant options close to Plaza San Juan Bautista where you have the chance to experience the flavors of Puerto Rico, and munch on some tasty cuisine.

Information

Operating Hours

The hours of operation for the site are not readily available, meaning your best option is calling before you leave to make sure the attraction will be open during the time you plan to head over.

Payment

Show up at this destination ready to pay for the cost of admission, which your group can figure out by phoning beforehand.

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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