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Roots Fountain

Paseo De La Princesa, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Dramatic water fountain that commemorates Puerto Rico's early history, its people and their commitment to peace.
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Paseo De La Princesa, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A must see if visiting Old San Juan. The Roots fountain is located right in Paseo De La Princesa. Raices!

Thank EWR2SJU
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When it's actually on. I live in PR and love walking around Old San Juan. I've seen this fountain more times than I can count. It's pretty when it's off. It's beautiful when it's on.

Thank mgb70345
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is at the end of the paseo de la princesa that was closed off because of construction so you couldn't go near it and the fountain was turned off

Thank Basbabru
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Due to some damage along this area, it was closed off where the fountain was located, but we had seen it before. I'm not sure why they had it closed off so far away when there didn't seem to be any damage in this particular...More

Thank mitsugirly
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

This was built in 1992 to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the discovery of the New World by the Spanish and has statues commemorating Puerto Rico's mixed African, Spanish and Taino/Amerindian heritage. It is a beautiful fountain located at water's edge on Paseo de la...More

Thank John E
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Take a quick stroll to the end of the street market and you will find the refreshing Roots Fountain. Make sure to look at the expressions of the faces.

Thank MonkeyBoyPA
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

I could have walked around and looked at this for hours. Read the history available at the site and look some more. Just amazing.

Thank Allen B
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

Make sure you stop to visit this beautiful fountain in Old San Juan. Sadly, the fountain seems to have sustained some damage during Maria, as not all of the jets of water are flowing as they once did, but I'm sure it will be restored...More

Thank ElCalvo1
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

If you like history, and photography visit this Fountain in front of La Princesa in Old San Juan. It is near so many things, you will enjoy your day. It has a description so you don't need a guide.

Thank lolinstar
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Reviewed October 31, 2017

The fountain is nicely located in the seaside side leading to the side gate to san juan. A good place to take long walks and people watching on a good, windy and sunny day. Just beware of a lot of tourist during the peak hours...More

Thank Gene P
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