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The El Yunque National Forest stretches across 28000 acres and gets showered with about 200 inches of heavy downpour throughout the year.This national forest is the only rainforest of tropical variety in the forest system of the United States and is a significant spot of tourist attraction owing to its rich and varied biodiversity, a part of which comprises of about 400 different varieties and species of flora. El Yunque National Forest is also maintained generously for the convenience of tourists with several hiking and walking trails, pavillions and picnic spots,picturesque waterfalls, meandering rivers, sinister-looking towers of stone and lastly an interpretive tourists center.
Enlisted amongst the National Historical Sites of San Juan, Castillo San Felipe del Morro is a military fortress that presents a stunningly picturesque view for the tourists with an enormous lawn at the entrance of del morro that offers a beautifully panoramic view of the fortress that is considered to be the most majestic of all the forts of San Juan. The fortress Castillo San Felipe del Morro was constructed more than a hundred years ago way before the fortress Cristobal in sincere dedication to King Phillip II and with the solemn objective to protect San Juan from the Dutch and British regiments and forces.
San Juan National Historic Site is one of the most rivetting and captivating tourist attraction destinations of Puerto Rico.Recognized and revered by the UNESCO, this is the site that is the abode of the famous fortresses of Puerto Rico that include the San Juan de la Cruz (El Cañuelo),Castillo San Felipe del Morro, Cristobal and the erstwhile walls of the city of San Juan. Tourists are allowed to navigate through the arched passages, cannons, stairwaysm barracks, ramps, dungeons, long and dark tunnels and the renowned Garitas.Constructed with the solemn objective of defending the coastline of San Juan during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the forts tower dramatically up to a height of about 140 feet above sea level and offers a fascinating view for thousands of tourists who visit the site.
Old San Juan epitomizes old world European romance and enigmatic charm.Tourists are presented with a fascinating view of over 400 different restored and renovated architecture that belong to the period of Spanish colonialism and date way back to sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.Tourists visiting the region of Old San Juan can go on sailing tours across the place,attend photography workshops, take part in the food and culturally oriented tours,visit the Bacardi Distillery, explore the Bacardi factory and sail the serene waters around Old San Juan in passenger boats during sunset.
The gigantic Castillo de San Cristobal is a row of forts and fortresses that stretches across 27 acres and is considered to be the most massive series of fortification constructed by the Spanish colonizers of San Juan. The fort is an enormous treat for the lovers of architecture and European history.The Cristobal defended the eastern section of Old San Juan and is now renowned across the world for its incredibly intricate layout. Tourists are allowed to go on exploration tours inside the Cristobal, or step into the Garita and more.
Enlisted amongst the National Historical Sites of San Juan, the La Fortaleza is an enormous mansion that comprises of 40 different rooms constructed for defence against invaders and attackers. Tourists are treated to walking tours to explore the mysterious interiors of La Fortaleza of Old San Juan.
San Juan is an exhilarating and ecstatic blend of the bright and sunny beaches of Caribbean and the home of art and culture that makes it a stellar destination for thousands of tourists from all over the world. The architecture of the city presents a fascinating view for tourists and ranges from the architectural style of Spanish colonialism to the artisti decor of the 20th century.As for thje extravagant and incredibly amazing art work collection of the Caribbean and Latin American region, tourists will have to visit the royally flung art galleries of the new Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico, that had once been impregnable, is now renowned across the globe for its vibrant and throbbing culture that is so immensely captivating for the tourists who swarm in year.
How to Get Tickets?
Tickets are available right here at this website. Purchase them online to availa special offers and discounts and avoid standing in long queues for buying tickets at the entrance gates of the tourist destnations.
How To Get Around?
San Juan is a tourist-friendly city and is quite convenient to get around to tourist destinations. Old San Juan, Ocean Park and Condado is easily accessible on foot.It is recommended to rent a car that are quite affordable and then drive to the nearby locales, tourist spots and beaches.Besides Old San Juan ofers trolley service for free to tourists that ply between the popular tourist spots from morning till evening on every day of the week. The transportation network system is well connected and efficient as well with buses, trams, trains and taxis running throughout the day.
What Should I Wear?
Don on your trendy best in your trip to San Juan. Accessorize to your heart's content but avoid flaunting valuables. Chic dresses, fancy shirts, high heels will do just great. For men, casual and informal wear or in short anything, that you feel comfortable in will suit best for the trip.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit San Juan is during the months between December and April, when the weather is dry and comfortable and air feels festive and fun.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, transportation is easy and you can find anything on this site.
How To Get There?
The main airport of the Caribbean is San Juan and flights are available on a daily basis from the major cties to San Juan. Tourists can also avail the San Juan Cruises to reach the final destination by sea
Brush up on a bit of Spanish language to make do for the time being of the trip as most of the locales of San Juan can hardly speak in English. Don't tread into dark and dimly lit, shady alleyways as there is a chance of getting robbed. On the same note, do not cary your valuable while going out on tours and excursions.