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Address: Fortaleza St, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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A bustling street full of shops and boutiques.

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Beautiful shopping district

Great sundresses at excellent prices! Go shopping! The open air bars and restaurants are chic and charming at the same time.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 March 2016
Monica B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Great sundresses at excellent prices! Go shopping! The open air bars and restaurants are chic and charming at the same time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

I absolutely loved shopping on this street while in Old San Juan! Be sure to bring a credit card and stop in at every store. Lots of stores for everybody, from the thrifty spenders to the high end shoppers.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Very comfortable and interesting place to wander day and evening. Lots of stores restaurants and traffic

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

Calle Fortaleza in Old San Juan is a colonial style street with plenty of small stores, jewelry stores, restaurants bars, and beautiful buildings that follows colonial architecture. The streets were originally built and retain their cobbles. At the end of the Fortaleza street you will see the majestic official residence of the Gobernor of Puerto Rico. There are a lot... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Always is great to be around Fortaleza Street. Its like been transported to the past. Its so pinterest with all this different colors and brick streets...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Another one of Old San Juan beautiful walking streets. Lots of shops restaurants bars and other things.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

This street gets a lot of attention but really the entire area is owed the visit. We traveled there for our 20th wedding anniversary and found lots of small, unique shops to purchase keepsakes for our four children at home and remember to the trip. We even found a great jewelry store that customized a few rings for us to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

This street, along with so many others in Old San Juan are just incredible. The cobblestone streets..the small shops...the amazing places to eat. Wandered this street every time we went to Old San Juan. Could not get enough of the age old atmosphere.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The street is very nice to walk , and visit the shops there sprecially there are many brands you can shop from , however for a city like this I think these shops closes too early I mean some they will start closing at 7 , at 9 the street is like no walking zone .

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

There is not much to see but shop. The other streets of OSJ give you better feel than this particular street (Calle San Sebastian, Calle Sol).

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