Fairmont El San Juan Hotel Historic Old San Juan

Historic Old San Juan

Discover the history and charm of Old San Juan, America's second oldest town, with a guided or self-guided walking tour. Travel back in time as you stroll the cobblestone streets of this remarkable city featuring hundreds of carefully restored pastel-colored building dating back to the 16th and 17th century Spanish colonial period. 

Explore Puerto Rico's rich military history with a tour of Castillo San Felipe del Morro, commonly known as El Morro. Built by the Spaniards during the 16th century, this impressive fortress was designed to protect the city from attacks made by sea. Located in what is now known as Old San Juan, El Morro was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1983 and is one of Puerto Rico's most iconic structures.