Catedral Metropolitana Basílica de San Juan Bautista

Catholic Church in San Juan
Opening at 9:00 AM tomorrow
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¿Qué es el bautismo? Es el sacramento por el que renacemos a la vida divina y somos hechos hijos de Dios.

¿Por qué el bautismo es el primero de los sacramentos? Es el primero de los sacramentos porque es la puerta que abre el acceso a los demás sacramentos, y sin él no se puede recibir ningún ot...

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Restauración de La Catedral San Juan

La fundación de la Iglesia Católica como institución en las Américas comenzó en Puerto Rico hace 500 años.
Etapas de la Restauración:

La estructura original de la Catedral de San Juan era de madera y tenía un techo de paja y tapias de piedra (1521).


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Horario Misas Catedral

Domingo: 9:00 AM y 11:00 AM (Misa de Precepto Dominical). Lunes a Viernes: 12:15 PM (Misa Diaria). Sábado: 7:00 PM (Misa de Precepto Dominical).

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The original cathedral in what was the city of Puerto Rico (changed to San Juan Bautista on 1521) was constructed from wood in 1521. It was destroyed by a hurricane and the current structure constructed in 1540, being reshaped in later centuries, the last time being in 1917.


a month ago
Beautiful place of worship - a landmark a d historical treasure. Fortunate to see a lovely wedding in progress while touring old San Juan. You can leave a donation to aid in restoring the cathedral which was affected by the 2017 hurricanes. The community has done a wonderful job of preserving this beautiful place. You must see to appreciate.
- SoFine U
2 months ago
I had a wonderful time here. The workers here were extremely humble. They allowed my fiance and I to light a candle for our grandmother's that have gone with the Lord. I felt right at home and I thank the staff here for allowing me to bring a piece of our grandmother's home. The atmosphere brought me back to my church when I was a child. Thank you again for having us.
- Cynithia V
a month ago
Beautiful cathedral: Ponce de Leon's buried here! They have fully recovered from Maria as well. It's free to enter, and right in the middle of plenty of attractions so definitely visit.
- Samrudhi S

About us

The Catedral Metropolitana Basílica de San Juan Bautista, or in English, Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of Saint John the Baptist, is the Roman Catholic cathedral of the Archdiocese of San Juan de Puerto Rico.

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151 Calle del Cristo
San Juan, 00902
Puerto Rico

Business Hours

Mon:9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Tue:9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat:9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sun:8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
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