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Walking along Fortaleza Street in Old San Juan, there is no end of shops and restaurants. To be sure, there's a lot more to Old San Juan than Fortaleza Street, but if you only do Fortaleza Street, you will have tasted Old San Juan.
Shops, the Spanish architecture, food and people watching - a nice combination. We walked Old San Juan from the cruise port. It was an easy walk and well worth exploring the old city. The blue cobblestone streets are beautiful.
Fortaleza Street is an active people gathering / watching experience. We were there on a saturday & sunday and the place is full of locals and tourists taking in the sights and sounds. The street is a narrow cobblestone (meaning very bumpy and uneven surface)...More
We walk around Old San Juan for a while and this famous street was the most busy. We were lucky to have seen the "Sombrillas" or Umbrellas that were display so beautifully on this street. Also, on our way back we came accross "Barrachina" and...More
Yes, we were there on a Friday morning and afternoon and everything was open, clean, safe and if you weren't looking for hurricane damage, you would've walked right past it.The tourist areas are just fine.