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Address: San Juan, Puerto Rico
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The younger crowd loves the plaza because of the many nearby cafes and...

The younger crowd loves the plaza because of the many nearby cafes and pubs.

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Nice plaza

What's so nice about these older cities is the dedication to creating plaza's where the people could congregate and relax, talk, and meet one another, this one is especially... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 March 2016
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New York City, New York

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We visited this landmark while strolling the streets of Old San Juan last week looking for a nice place to eat. The Totem Pole is a unique statue that commemorates the 500 anniversary of Columbus discovering the New World.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

I attend classes at the Liga de Arte right by this plaza. I love the sculpture and the activity around it. From the upper platform you have a very of El Morro and the Atlantic Ocean. At the lower level there is a fountain where you find kids cooling off during a beautiful warm San Juan day. It is worth... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

What's so nice about these older cities is the dedication to creating plaza's where the people could congregate and relax, talk, and meet one another, this one is especially special with it's monument for the 5 centuries and the Ponce De Leon statue for it's founder. There's also a waterfront arena venue for music and things.

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Thank Bernardo F
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

We were wandering around Viejo San Juan and enjoyed this little plaza. The area is safe and artistic which makes it a wonderful spot to chill.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

From afar, we thought this was a palm tree that had lost its top. It inspired us to take a closer look and we studied it for quite a while before determining it was made of fired clay. It's a very unique piece and draws you in to read about what it stands for - all in Spanish so I'm... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Impressive emblem of the feelings about the visit of Columbus to Hispaniola. Beautiful view point to see El Morro and much of the old city and cemetery . Often a locale of concerts in Viejo San juan.

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Avon, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

This small plaza at the corner of Calles San Sebastian and Del Cristo is one of the oldest of the many plazas in Old San Juan and is surrounded by some of San Juan’s oldest structures including La Iglesia San Jose, the second oldest church in the New World. Unfortunately, ongoing restoration of the church and other buildings in the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Extremely beautiful space architecture sculpture and views... You almost feel far away from everything yet you are closer than you think.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

Another small plaza one of many plazas amid the old san juan area a bit of pr history as well great for a rest and even a picture or 2

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

We stopped here for a quick rest on our way to the fort. TIP: there is a great photo op on the bridge to the right of the plaza if you are facing the fort. Please mark as helpful if you read this :)

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