San Juan Cathedral

Currently Open [Closes at 04:00 pm]
  • Address: 151 Calle del Cristo, San Juan, 00902, Puerto Rico.
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-7877220861
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Historical Site, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Cathedral

San Juan Cathedral - Review

Also known as Catedral de San Juan Bautista, it is second oldest Cathedral in the Americas. Commissioned to be built in 1521 it was destroyed by a hurricane and later rebuilt and reshaped many times over to its current shape in 1917. It is believed by many to be Puerto Rico's greatest religious site. Being located tight next to the sea gate, the foreign dignitaries from the ancient times were led right to the cathedral first. The stained glass windows, the impressive facade, the overall Spanish catholic vibe to the cathedral is absolutely stunning and is a must to be experienced.

San Juan Cathedral Information

  • The great spanish conqueror Juan Ponce de Leon’s tomb is buried here.

How To reach San Juan Cathedral by Public Transport

  • Ask locals for direction. Drive or walk if possible.

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TripHobo Highlights for San Juan Cathedral

  • San Juan Cathedral Address: 151 Calle del Cristo, San Juan, 00902, Puerto Rico.
  • San Juan Cathedral Contact Number: +1-7877220861
  • San Juan Cathedral Timing: 08:30 am - 04:00 pm
  • San Juan Cathedral Price: Free
  • Best time to visit San Juan Cathedral(preferred time): 08:30 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit San Juan Cathedral: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting San Juan Cathedral

  • 95% of people who visit San Juan include San Juan Cathedral in their plan

  • 35.76% of people start their San Juan Cathedral visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see San Juan Cathedral

Monday, Friday and Saturday

59.57% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting San Juan Cathedral

People normally club together San Juan National Historic Site and Paseo De La Princesa while planning their visit to San Juan Cathedral.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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San Juan Cathedral, San Juan Reviews

  • Church was incredible. Such history. Worth the time to see.

  • Amazing 1540 church. Oldest cathedral in this part of world. Still an active church. Tomb of Juan Ponce de Leon inside. How cool is that.

  • The Cathedras is a special place full of spirituality and the presence of God Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Excellent!

  • This place is beautiful, the stain glass windows are so vibrant. Everything from the floor to the ceiling is completely decorated with a huge amount of attention to detail. Its really not like anything else you will see in San Juan, if you are visiting old town stop here and take a look.

  • Beautiful building with knowledgeable staff simply amazing

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