Yes it's just a gate but it's the history behind it. It right on the ocean front so it affords great photo ops.
About San Juan Gate
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We were following a walking tour from a guide book and happened upon the gate which was the formal gate of the city.
For a quick walk and great view of what travelers viewed when they arrived 500 years ago? It's a pretty interesting sight. It's not a long boring walk just make sure you get a sunny day and the rest will fall in to place.
This is another part of San Juan we found on our travels. Make sure you read the history of the gate to find out more about it and enjoy the views of the beach in front. We spotted pelicans and got some great photos.
Somehow, after reading, I expected something more dramatic. Of everything on walking tour, this did not stand out. El Morro was fabulous though.
Nice place to stop while strolling through old San Juan. Take some photos and enjoy the architecture.
I went there with my family and as always was in awe of the place. The place was bursting with activity and music and people on you way to it. the walk along the wall to get to the SJ Gate was so nice and...More
The gate itself is cool, but really the entire walk at sunset from the Paseo de la Princesa to Raices Fountain to the San Juan Gate and then uphill along the City Wall towards San Felipe Del Morro Castle was an adventure not to be...More
Interesting that this was the main enterance to the city for hundreds of years. To think who else what through this gate. Leads to paseo de princessa and paseo de murro.