Catedral de San Juan



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Address:

153 Calle Cristo
Old San Juan
00901 San Juan, Puerto Rico

Neighborhood:

Old San Juan

Contact:

tel: +1 787 722 0861
fax: +1 787 722 1881
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Strenuousness:

No Sweat

Description:

The Catedral de San Juan is considered a 'Minor Basilica' by the Roman Vatican. It is located on Calle del Cristo, facing the plaza that's right next to the Convento Hotel. The cathedral's construction began in 1521 inspired in Gothic architecture. The vaulted tower, ceilings and its circular staircase are all original elements that can still be seen. The remains of Puerto Rico's first governor, Juan Ponce de León are interred here.


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