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  San Juan, Puerto Rico
San Juan is one of the biggest and best natural harbors in the Caribbean and is the second oldest city in the Americas.
San Juan is located in the Northern Coastal Plains region in the karst zone, north of Aguas Buenas and Caguas; east of Bayamón; and west of Carolina and Trujillo Alto.
San Juan is a major port and tourist resort of the West Indies and is the oldest city under the U.S flag.
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  San Juan, Puerto Rico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
San Juan is the capital and largest city in Puerto Rico, located in the northeastern part of the island.
San Juan was founded by Spanish colonists in 1521 and is the oldest city in Puerto Rico.
In 1508 Juan Ponce de León founded the original settlement, Caparra (after the Caceres (province), Spain birthplace of the then-governor of Spain's Caribbean territories, Nicolas de Ovando), today known as the Pueblo Viejo sector of Guaynabo, behind the almost land-locked harbor just to the west of the present San Juan metropolitan area.
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 Puerto Rico Vacations | Puerto Rico Tourism Company | Puerto Rico Tourism & Travel
The San Juan Fun Card has been designed to provide you more fun for your dollar during your current stay and also on your return visit to Puerto Rico.
PUERTO RICO is a proud sponsor of The 7th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards
Get an insider's guide to Puerto Rico with Fashion Designer and Stylist expert Lisa Thon, as she describes her favorite attractions in San Juan.
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 San Juan (Puerto Rico)/Old San Juan - Wikitravel
Although this eight block by eight block district is part of the San Juan, it is quite geographically and culturally distinct from the rest of the city.
Old San Juan is one of the largest cruise ship ports in the Caribbean, with the docks within walking distance just south of the city walls.
Puerto Kafe is famous for it's low-cost food that strictly adheres to the tenets of old-fashioned Puerto Rican cuisine.
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 San Juan, Puerto Rico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
San Juan, the capital and major northern city of Puerto Rico, was the site of the first armed conflict between the United States and Spain on the island.
U.S. ground troops never reached San Juan during the actual fighting on the island, as the peace agreement was reached before they could get there from the south.
However, the U.S. government of Puerto Rico, which began with the military government in Ponce, moved and established its center at San Juan, and Charles H. Allen, the first civilian governor, was inaugurated there in 1900.
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 San Juan travel guide - Wikitravel
San Juan is the capital and largest city in Puerto Rico (2,050,000 hab.).
San Juan is located in the north-east of Puerto Rico, and features distinctly century-old architecture, such as Spanish military forts built from 1540's to 1800's, an active harbour, and a very active economic area in the Hato Rey district.
Puerto Rico's most important gallery, which opened in 2000 and was constructed at a cost of $55 million, is a state-of-the-art showcase for the island nation's rich cultural heritage.
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 San Juan, Puerto Rico
A leisurely walk through Old San Juan is one of the most pleasant experiences anyone could have here in Puerto Rico.
The San Juan Gate was constructed in 1520.
This strong, heavy wooden door was the official entrance for those who came to Puerto Rico on wooden sailing ships during the colonization.
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 Puerto Rico Journey: The San Juan Area
San Juan is the largest city in Puerto Rico.
There are two forts protecting San Juan, one from an ocean attack, the other from land invasion.
Old San Juan is built inside of the castle wall.
www.iit.edu /~PR/sanjuan.html   (742 words)

  
 Puerto Rico Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Puerto Rico is where four centuries of Spanish Caribbean culture comes face to face with the American convenience store.
Travellers who venture into the island's mountainous interior or explore its undeveloped coasts come across stately hill towns where the locals in the plaza seem to have been feeding the same pigeons for decades, and reefs where divers can see 30 species of fish in as many seconds.
In the 1950s, more than one million Puerto Ricans relocated to the boroughs of New York to take advantage of an economic boom in the USA.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/caribbean/puerto-rico   (223 words)

  
 San Juan Airport in Puerto Rico
The dominant Caribbean carrier, American Airlines, uses San Juan as a major international hub and takes up most of the facility, focusing on Terminal D. Within the Caribbean, smaller turboprop planes are used.
A Martinique native may be flying a couple hundred miles to another island and have to go to San Juan and sit there for hours to get to their destination.
A walking map of Old San Juan can be found inside Que Pasa magazine available from the tourist office just before the baggage area at the airport.
www.b-v-i.com /Transportation/SanJuanAirport   (653 words)

  
 San Juan Puerto Rico Hotels | San Juan Beach Hotel - Facilities | Beach Front Hotel Puerto Rico
The San Juan Beach Hotel is the intelligent alternative for those who wish quality and personalized service at a great price The hotel is a 95-room boutique-style beachfront property, located in the trendy Condado area.
The Condado coast, where the San Juan Beach Hotel is located, is ideal to relax and baste under the sun.
The San Juan Beach Hotel has installed an electrical power generator system and water reserve tank, which prepares the facility to operate in full capacity for public areas only in the eventuality of an emergency.
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 Radisson Hotels & Resorts. Hotel reservations for leisure and business travel.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
When it's time to relax, guests at this San Juan Hotel can enjoy one of the finest of Puerto Rico's casinos as well as a beautiful roof-top swimming pool with a panoramic view of the ocean and San Juan's Condado district.
The San Juan island hotel is ideal for a variety of meetings and social events.
San Juan area attractions are close to the Hotel and include the beautiful historic area of Old San Juan Puerto Rico with its Spanish forts and narrow streets lined with landmark buildings.
www.radisson.com /sanjuanpr_ambassador   (414 words)

  
 Popular San Juan Puerto Rico Shore Excursions and Cruise Ship Tours and Reviews
The enclosed mangrove bays in Puerto Rico have narrow canals that limit the exchange of water with the open sea which allows the dinoflagellates to breed and concentrate.
As a moonless night may not occur on your evening in San Juan, we are able to tent the mangroves in certain areas, allowing you to enter the water and create the chemical reaction in these microscopic bodies that produce the flash.
Where the streets are narrow in the Old San Juan, you will travel past many wonderful architectural sites, such as the Cathedral, Fort San Cristobal, Parque de las Palomas, the Pablo Casals Museum, and some of the lovely plazas where men and boys play games on concrete tables day and night.
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 San Juan Apartments and Puerto Rico Apartment Rental: San Juan, Isla Verde, Condado, Palmas del Mar - Puerto Rico ...
in San Juan's Condado, Miramar and Isla Verde Puerto Rico 787-722-1352
San Juan is the center of Puerto Rico's cosmopolitan excitement with vibrant nightlife, shopping, history and Latino culture.
Through the years, we have catered to Puerto Rico's corporate and vacation needs, offering a variety of apartment units in convenient locations, minutes from the Business and Banking District and all of the best tourist locations in the San Juan, Puerto Rico metropolitan area.
www.ronniesproperties.com   (591 words)

  
 Old San Juan - Old San Juan, PR, null - Citysearch
This 500-year-old Spanish Colonial area tucked between the San Juan Bay and the Atlantic Ocean is rich with history, culture and a newly emerging restaurant and nightlife scene.
A minimum of two days is needed to properly explore all of Old San Juan's historic nooks and crannies, although more time would serve a visitor well.
Try one of two parking decks on Paseo Gilberto on the southern edge of Old San Juan; the deck to the east is less expensive, but fills up faster.
www.citysearch.com /profile/38057345   (243 words)

  
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 Centro de Medios Independientes de Puerto Rico
La Federación de Maestros de Puerto Rico realizó un piquete frente a La Fortaleza en la tarde del viernes 21 de septiembre en solidaridad con los maestros suspendidos de la Escuela Superior Luis Muñoz Rivera de Utuado.
Viequenses protestan asamblea Guardia Nacional en Puerto Rico
Desde finales de marzo del 2007 la Policía de Puerto Rico ha estado hostigando a un grupo de mujeres de la comunidad, en especial a la líder comunitaria, Virgen Carrasquillo, quien dirige "Nuevo Concepto Cultural, Inc.", una agrupación de baile juvenil que le ofrece servicios a escuelas y vecinos de la playa de Mayagüez.
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 InterContinental CAROLINA Hotels | SAN JUAN RESORT & CASINO | Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
San Juan vacation and holiday travelers never lack for fun, sun and sight-seeing.
San Juan business travelers may use the hotel’s complete business services and conference facilities.
San Juan’s fine dining offers Caribbean, Mediterranean and Japanese fare and later you can revel in lively Caribbean nightlife.
www.ichotelsgroup.com /h/d/ic/1/en/hd/sjuha   (1198 words)

  
 San Juan, Puerto Rico - Discount Cruises, Last-Minute Cruises, Short Notice Cruises - Vacations To Go
Old San Juan is rich in Spanish tradition, with cobblestone streets and colonial architecture.
This part of San Juan is easily seen on foot.
New San Juan is distinctly elegant with lavish resorts, great restaurants and grand casinos.
www.vacationstogo.com /cruiseports/viewport.cfm?port=210   (552 words)

  
 Clasificados de Puerto Rico - Anuncios Clasificados de Puerto Rico
San Juan - Carteras de revistas recicladas, carteras...
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 San Juan Apartments for rent San Juan apartment rentals, San Juan furnished apartments to rent.
San Juan Apartments for rent San Juan apartment rentals, San Juan furnished apartments to rent.
About Us Sublet.com is a San Juan apartment rental website that advertises San Juan apartments, San Juan roommates, San Juan houses for rent San Juan sublets and subleases.
San Juan housing rentals, apartments, roommates, houses, tenants and landlords have not been verified or evaluated.
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 Los Balcones de San Juan, Puerto Rico / The Balconies of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Los Balcones de San Juan, Puerto Rico / The Balconies of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
Our photographs of Old San Juan are now available in poster format.
¡Nuestras fotografías del Viejo San Juan ahora en tamaño de cartel!
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 Paradisus Puerto Rico Resort - San Juan - Paradisus Puerto Rico Resort Reviews - TripAdvisor
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 San Juan puerto rico map
Leaving the airport keep right, heading west, you’ll see a sign: 26 Oeste / Isla Verde / San Juan.
Area Attractions of San Juan, Puerto Rico
Website graphic design and hosting in Puerto Rico by: FENN Design, Inc
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 The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan - Puerto Rico Luxury Hotel
Ideally located on eight acres of prime beachfront property in Isla Verde, within five minutes of Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport, 12 minutes from the main business and financial district and 15 minutes from historic Old San Juan.
The elegant accommodations and gracious service complement four fabulous restaurants, a state-of-the-art spa and a 24-hour casino.
The Ritz-Carlton, San Juan is delighted to announce a new dining option, famed restaurant Il Mulino New York, opening mid-August 2006.
www.ritzcarlton.com /hotels/san_juan   (140 words)

  
 Current local time in San Juan - Puerto Rico
San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico
Calculate distance from San Juan to another location
Show time difference between San Juan time and other time zones
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 Luxury Resorts, Vacation Destinations & All-Inclusive Family Hotels - LXR LuxuryResorts & Hotels
Discover lush accommodations and personalized service in a remarkable variety of locales – from tropical coastal destinations to mountain-cradled retreats to lively cityscapes.
Allow yourself to be swept away at the El San Juan Hotel & Casino in Puerto Rico – a classic Caribbean setting with dramatic décor.
Head to one of our Puerto Rican hotels for an intoxicating taste of this enchanting island, or opt for a luxury family resort vacation amid Florida’s kid-friendly activities and attractions.
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 CaribSeek Puerto Rico | San Juan Puerto Rico | Borinquen | Isla Vieques
Puerto Rico is the easternmost of the Great Antilles, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and the Caribbean Sea to the south.
Puerto Rico is a tropical paradise full of wonderful surprises and blessed with abundant natural beauty and a rich history that has shaped a unique people and way of life.
- CleanRooms Puerto Rico Conference and Exhibition 2006
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