Posts Tagged ‘10 blocks’

Plaza del Mercado – “La Placita”

Santurce’s fruit and vegetable market by day – this classic building is surrounded by restaurants and bars. On Thursday and Friday evening, there is an informal street party that has become a San Juan favorite.  Its about a 15 minute walk – but the bus stop is just one block from the market, so its…

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Museum of Contemporary Art

You don’t have an excuse not to explore the Contemporary Art scene in San Juan, since this museum is free – unless there is a visiting show which may have a modest surcharge. The permanent collection is still growing, but visiting exhibits always make this an interesting experience.

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Metro Theater

San Juan’s favorite ‘classic movie palace’ has been broken up into 3 cinemas – but you can still get a taste of its elegant past when you catch a first run movie or live telecast of the Metropolitan Opera.  Just across from the Museum of Contemporary Art – about a 20 minute walk or short…

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