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Calle San Sebastian

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Address: Calle San Sebastian | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico

A lively strip of cafes and bars - and well-dressed pretty people.

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Festival de San Sebastion

If you are in Puerto Rico in January during festival dates, consider this festival which centers on San Sebastian Street. While locals warned us away due to the crowds, we had a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Christine H
Rochester, New York

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are in Puerto Rico in January during festival dates, consider this festival which centers on San Sebastian Street. While locals warned us away due to the crowds, we had a great time. The music was varied with multiple band stands. There were huge crowds but even with a great deal of drinking, they were well behaved. We parked... More 

Thank Christine H
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The festivities of Calle San Sebastian are now famous in Puerto Rico. Entire families walk up the streets of Old San Juan to meet friends, drink the local Puerto Rican rum or beer and have fun. All the bars are filled with fun loving people. Join one of the street bands that walk up and down playing instruments and singing.... More 

Thank Alfredo8074
West boylston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You should go here and take it all in! It is really true to the country. Great places to eat and drink here or near by.

Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you go to Old San Juan you just have to go to San Sebastian. My favorite bar is Nono's Bar. The street is even better at night time, very lively and fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was definitely the spot to flirt with the local women if staying in this part of town. The locals are very friendly to foreigners and are very seductive women. Would definitely recommend this to single guys looking to pick up good looking classy women. All kind of music is played here and there is not only bars and pubs... More 

Thank eddieooo
San Juan Metro Region, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You'll be surprised, but in PR Christmas holidays festivities last until the end of January! San Sebastian Street festivities are, unofficial , the closing of the Christmas season. In 2017; festivities will start Jan. 19th. thurs., until the 22nd (sun). A phenomenon similar to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, or the Fiestas in many cities in Spain. What started as... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Need to travel to Old Juan. Bldgs have been kept the same way as when they where built. beautiful, clean and safe.

Thank Lissett R
Puerto Rico, Caribbean
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The Calle San Sebastian is very famous for a celebration that occurs the 3rd weekend of January. In the Celebration you can find all kind of typical things from Puerto Rico like food, dances , music , etc. This is one of the reasons the largest Christmas celebration occurs in the islands.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

My wife Marianne and I and her brother Michael and sister-in-law Barbara all visited Old San Juan this past October. It was our third visit to O.S.J. and their first. We stayed at the amazing Gallery Inn which is at the corner of Calle San Sebastian and Call San Justo and were walking distance to almost all of the attractions,... More 

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Darlington, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

For a Very Local feel, take a walk down many Old San Juan streets---with Calle San Sebastian being one of the most popular. The cobblestone street areas are narrow, as are the sidewalks, restaurants are common, and there are occasional events along the way. Forget about the driving hassle and impossible parking----WALK!

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