Trujillo Alto

(troo-HEE-yo AHL-to)

Trujillo Alto is known as El Pueblo de los Arrecostaos (laid back town). Trujillo Alto was founded on January 8, 1801 by Alonso de Trujillo.

Located in the Northern Coastal Plain and in the karst zonem, north of Caguas and Gurabo; southeast of San Juan, and west of Carolina.

Trujillo Alto is made up of 7 barrios (wards/districts):

  • Carraízo
  • Cuevas, Dos Bocas
  • La Gloria
  • Pueblo
  • Quebrada Grande
  • Quebrada Negrito

Things to See and Do In Trujillo Alto

Want to know what to see and do in Trujillo Alto? Discover few ideas for exploring and enjoying the city.

What to Do and See?

Festivals and Events

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Anthem: Duerme mi lindo Trujillo...


There are 17 public schools in Trujillo Alto, education is handled by the Puerto Rico Department of Education. Trujillo Alto is also home of 1 university.


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Did You Know?

The Cathedral of San Juan Bautista is the oldest buildings in San Juan, and is the second oldest cathedral in the Western Hemisphere; construction began in 1521.