Very inspiring great architecture, a must see in san juan also the final resting place of ponce de leon. The church is very busy if you go during easter time.
About Cathedral of San Juan Bautista
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This is the oldest or second oldest church in America. It hast the remains of Juan Ponce de Leon and the first Puerto Rican Cardenal Aponte Martinez. Inside it is more beautiful than expected what looking at the outside.
Interesting tomb of Ponce de Leon. Garbed statues. If you want to light a candle, buy at gift shop before going in.
Second oldest cathedral in the Americas. Built in the gothic style with beautiful stained glass windows. The tomb of Juan Ponce de Leon is in the cathedral as well as the remains of St. Pio. The side altars are very interesting and colorful. See the...More
It does not look that interesting from outside, but the history behind the cathedral makes it more interesting.
We happened on the Cathedral be accident. It was nearly empty and quiet except for a lovely recording of chanting. It is an architectural marvel with beautiful paintings. We went in to relax and escape a brief rain shower, but lingered to enjoy the peace...More