The historic place of Old San Juan is were most of the cultural life of the metro area happens. All boricuas reach the Old San Juan sometime in their daily life to enjoy time in this melting pot of rich, poor and not so poor locals. Everyone has something to do even if they don't have enough money to enjoy dining or drinking. If you are planning to come by January, try to match the Calle San Sebastián festivities. They are one of the best in all the Americas.