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San Juan National Historic Site

Norzagaray St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-729-6777
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US$ 135.00*
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1-Hour Guided El Morro Jetski Tour
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US$ 62.00*
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Walking Tour of Old San Juan
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Constructed to defend the San Juan coastline during the 17th and 18th centuries, this dramatic fortress rises 140 feet above the sea on a rocky promontory, and is composed of six huge levels of ramps, barracks, dungeons, turrets, towers and tunnels.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Norzagaray St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-729-6777
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We spent a lovely afternoon strolling the grounds of El Morro. Well worth the $7 it cost for entry to the fort itself, though you can see the outside grounds for free. Also, well worth the walk. The fort seems to be left as "natural"...More

Thank DLHirst
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice historic place were tou can see and learn how was the Spanish defend the entrance to Puerto Rico with this gorgeus fort. This fort has an excelent view is the biguest fort at the americas and the consteuction is amazing. It is a importan...More

Thank Sol E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have to go here every time I visit. I make sure whom ever I bring go to see both parts of the Old Fort. Just the feeling to be inside and read about the history puts you back in time.

Thank VicSalo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much interesting history it's a must see. There is an amazing walking trail on the outskirts of the Fort , bring comfortable walking shoes, and your camera. A large sprawling park between the Fort and the museum. The park is filled with families enjoying...More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most spectacular view! I would recommend you come prepared to really enjoy this place, walk around a sit on the grass to enjoy the breeze

Thank Alejandra C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we decided to go here we had no idea it was a national park. There was a lot of great history here and it was all presented in a fun way. There were a lot of fun places in the fort to explore as...More

Thank TripleTExplore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see in Old San Juan. Such history and architecture. You can take a guided tour or one by yourself. Parking is easy to find and you won't regret seeing this site.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing Puerto Rico no one make it better than PR just an amazing island treasure in the Caribbean we visited El Morro just a marvelous structure wow!!!

Thank Jose V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can’t imagine how beautiful this place is with iguanas running around freely . This is a place that would make a beautiful wedding. The people here are Puerto Rican strong. This is gods children who can survive a hurricane and still make you happy....More

Thank Scubaed_2000
Reviewed 1 November 2017

The place is iconic for san Juan with the cemetery and chapel on the seashore, then the fort in the hill top. A good place for photo opportunity. Best place for picnics, long relaxing walk and getting a fresh breath sea breeze. Must place to...More

Thank Gene P
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8 December 2017|
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Response from Jose V | Reviewed this property |
No sorry they are not running yet,I have contact The Castle Of Saint Cristobal,they told me not yet and they don’t have a exact date,feel free to call +1 (787) 729-6777 Dial 0
16 November 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but we do not know
5 July 2017|
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Response from michele44448 | Reviewed this property |
There was an excursion I believe but we walked it for free instead. We used phone internet for maps, etc.