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Old April 7th, 2002, 05:06 PM
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Default San Juan after 5pm

How late is the shops in Old San Juan open? Our ship doesn't dock until 5:00 pm.
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Old April 15th, 2002, 02:24 PM
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Default Re: San Juan after 5pm

They usually close at 5 p.m. so I would not plan on shopping in SJ. Take a walking tour of Old San Juan or hop on the free trolley if it runs in the evening. Go all the way up to El Morro and walk down from there or walk along the Princessa to the fort. It is a beautiful walk.
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Old April 17th, 2002, 08:40 PM
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Default Re: San Juan after 5pm

A walking tour of Old San Juan is a great recommendation. We took a cab to the forts only because we weren't sure how to get up there. We walked around them watched the sunset and took lots of pictures. It is really something to see. Even just the houses and buildings between the forts were really cool looking. We could not tour inside the forts because they closed at 5pm. After we stopped at Amanda's Mexican Cafe (across the street from San Cristobol fort) and had an excellent dinner and margaritas, we walked back towards the ship. We found several souvenir shops open along the way. Typical Caribbean souvenirs. I bought a pareo/sarong for only $10. They cost $40 at home, so I was really happy. There's a casino right by the ships dock and we stopped there - no luck - but we had a great time.
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Old April 25th, 2002, 10:10 AM
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Default Re: San Juan after 5pm

the shops stay open later when the boat docks late....and most of the time the boat gets in earlier than planned
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Old April 25th, 2002, 03:23 PM
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Default Re: Re: San Juan after 5pm

is it safe to walk around old san juan at night? We have heard you need to be real careful
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