Who discovered San Juan Puerto Rico?
Cristopher Columbus discovered San Juan in Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico was named by the Taino people, Boriken, (Borinquen), When the spaniards arrived to the island they named it San Juan Bautista(Saint John the Baptist), and the capital, Puerto Rico, then later on the names got switched, the island Puerto Rico, and the capital, San Juan Bautista, San Juan for short.
San Juan is the capital of the US territory called the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The city's official Name is Municipio de la Ciudad Capital San Juan Bautista. San Juan was originally founded by Spanish colonists in 1521. San Juan is one of Puerto Rico's most valuable tourist hubs, seaports and financial and cultural centers. San juan, puerto rico.