Museo de Raíz Africana
Plaza de San José
This small cobblestone plaza is dominated by a statue of Juan Ponce de León, cast from an English cannon captured in the raid of 1797.
Iglesia de San José
What it lacks in grandiosity it makes up for in age; the Iglesia de San José in the Plaza de San José is the second-oldest church in the...
Next to the Iglesia de San José is the former Convento de los Dominicos, a Dominican convent that dates from the 16th century. The...
Gotta wedge your way in on weekend nights; DJs, acoustic guitars, sing-a-long sets and even a bit of patriotic fervor as the clock...
Although this restaurant is bifarcated by the entrance to its vintage building, you won't be divided in your praise for its excellent...
Museo de Raíz Africana information
Housed in the 18th-century Casa de los Contrafuertes (House of Buttresses) on Plaza de San José, this compact museum displays masks, sculptures, musical instruments, documents and prints that highlight Puerto Rico’s connections to West Africa. One exhibit recreates living conditions in a slave ship.