San Juan, Puerto Rico is a vibrant city of over 400,000 people. It is a very popular tourist destination. Each year people flock to this tropical paradise. It features some of the best nightlife and entertainment in North America. Let’s take a look at ten things you can do while visiting San Juan, Puerto Rico.
10. El Castillo de San Cristobal
El Castillo de San Cristobal is a fort. It is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is 150 ft. tall, and covers over 26 acres of land. It is also a recognized San Juan National Historic Site. The Spanish built it to keep outsiders out, and to prevent attack by marauders.
9. Centro de Bellas Artes
Centro de Bellas Artes is a fine arts center located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is the best and largest fine arts center on the island. The center was founded in 1981. Operas, Concerts, and Plays can all be seen here.
8. Bacardi Rum Factory
Bacardi Rum Factory is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. This is the factory for the popular spirit maker. It covers over 120 acres, and has the nickname “Cathedral of Rum.” Trolley rides are offered, as well as free tours.
7. Museo de Arte
Museo de Arte is an art gallery located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was built at a cost of $55 million, and is one of the finest art galleries in North America. 2000 is when it officially opened to the public.
6. Casa del Libro
Casa del Libro is a museum located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It features books, and many of them. Over 5,000 to be exact. Some of the books date back over five hundred years.
5. The Teatro Tapia
The Teatro Tapia is a theater located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is has been around longer than almost any other theater in North America. Ballets, concerts, any many other events happen regularly here.
4. Plaza las Americas
Plaza las Americas is located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. If you enjoy shopping, this is the place for you. There are well over 290 stores here. Some of them are American Eagle, Lacoste, and Macy’s, to name a few.
3. Parrot Club
Parrot Club is a club located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is a very hip establishment, and features salsa, Brazilian, and Latin jazz music.
Pamela’s is a restaurant located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The chef and owner is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. You can expect the best of Puerto Rican and Caribbean flavors when you eat a meal at this great restaurant.
1. El Conquistador Resort
El Conquistador Resort is a stylish, classy resort located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It is in the middle of the city, and features amazing views. It is close to everything that is going on in the city.