It’s the original section, still exhibiting traces of a 500-year history. Some photos.
Streets in the old town remind you of some places you might see in Europe.
Cristo street is closed to auto traffic and supports a thriving open-air café business.
A musician, for tips, serenades customers.
At the lower end is historic Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud (Cristo Chapel).
In many places original paving carries motorized and foot traffic.
Not all is viejo in the old town.
Colorful characters abound.