Pay a visit to one of the oldest churches in the Americas, Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista. Constructed in the early 16th century, the building was restored numerous times over the centuries. The small but charming building features a 19th-century Neoclassical facade, but its main claim to fame is the tomb of Juan Ponce de Leon, Spanish explorer, conquistador, and the first governor of Puerto Rico. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista by using our San Juan route planning website.
Catedral Basilica Menor de San Juan Bautista reviews
This is a must stop while in OSJ! The medieval architecture is breathtaking, and filled with so much history - the tomb of Ponce DeLeon, beautiful stained glass windows and art. Good to know that... more »
I immediately felt 20 years younger after visiting this Cathedral and viewing the tomb of explorer and early governor of Puerto Rico, Ponce de Leon. A must see historical attraction in Old San Juan. more »
SAN JUAN is totally one of my favorites. I am.a stick and move kind of travel. I go once....and that's that for me...but not San Juan PR. I keep finding my way back again and again. Its NY with Palm trees and turquoise water... I just love it!! The Traveling New Yorker
Beautiful! Just mesmerizing! A + is that people/visitors are respectful...and keep it pretty quiet. Great for a nice walkthrough and some pictures. The little shop on the side of the Cathedral has little tokens to take with you and the staff there were extremely friendly!
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