San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico, a territory of the United States. The port of San Juan is also a boarding port for several Caribbean cruises. The city is made up of the old San Juan and its historical monuments and the new San Juan, the center of business and where there are many hotels.
The city was founded in 1521 by the explorer Ponce de Leon. Its unique culture has been influenced by Spanish and African culture.
The arrival by boat in San Juan is beautiful. It shows the fortifications and the fort of San Juan dating from 1539.