Cathedral of San Juan Bautista

Local nameCatedral de San Juan Bautista
LocationSan Juan, Puerto Rico, United States

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. The cathedral is one of the oldest buildings in San Juan, located in Old San Juan, the oldest cathedral in the United States, and is the second oldest cathedral in the Americas. Even though the Cathedral of Santa María la Menor in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, is an older church building, the Cathedral of San Juan Bautista was the first cathedral church in the Americas as San Juan, then known as the city of Puerto Rico, was the first diocese of the New World with bishop Don Alonso Manso in 1511.

A private Puerto Rican foundation known as Fundación Protectora de la Catedral Metropolitana de San Juan, Inc. has been established to fund the historical restoration of the building and its art treasures for its 500th anniversary in 2021, and to protect it for coming…

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Opening hours

Daily: 8 am - 4 pm
Sun: closes at 2 pm

More information and contact


Official website

Phone +1 7877220861

Address 152-158 Calle Del Cristo, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico

Coordinates 18°27'56.57" N -66°7'3.684" E

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