Welcome, fellow traveler! You’ve finally arrived in one of the most meaningful parts of this spectacular city – the Old Town of San Diego. Occupied by beautiful, significant buildings, studded with Mexican restaurants and sprinkled with souvenir stalls, this place has its own well-kept, magical scent from the past.
You’re standing on the exact ground where San Diego started to exist and amaze as a city: the Old Town is the place where Junipero Serra (a Franciscan monk) planted a palm tree on his arrival in California – and the rest is history. What do you say about checking out some of the greatest historical houses around and learning about this exciting history?
The main purpose of this article is not only to point out some amazing places, but also to make a connection between the spectacular buildings you have in front of your eyes and their fascinating background.
All set? Let’s begin!