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San Juan Cemetery

west end of Calle Norzagaray, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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A seaside cemetery where a number of notable Puerto Ricans rest.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“el morro” (131 reviews)
“buried here” (29 reviews)
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west end of Calle Norzagaray, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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"el morro"
in 131 reviews
"final resting place"
in 28 reviews
"buried here"
in 29 reviews
"above ground"
in 24 reviews
"la perla"
in 29 reviews
"beautiful statues"
in 10 reviews
"overlooking the ocean"
in 12 reviews
"tombstones"
in 49 reviews
"magdalena"
in 26 reviews
"burial"
in 14 reviews
"history"
in 145 reviews
"backdrop"
in 21 reviews
"tunnel"
in 42 reviews
"marker"
in 13 reviews
"beauty"
in 26 reviews
"century"
in 14 reviews
"puerto"
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

If you're a fan of historic graveyards don't mist this one. filled with beautiful romantic early 20th century sculptures with a view to the sea. Very nicely laid out. You'll get some fabulous photos.

Thank StravaG71
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Just walked by this on our way from Del Morro to San Cristobol and it was really interesting. Lots of different tombs but all so unique. This is on the walk between the two forts.

Thank Brittany B
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Interesting site to see. I wouldn't say it's a tourist attraction in my opinion. Worth driving by but otherwise it is a cemetery. More intended to remember those who have passed.

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

This very old cemetery is in a very precarious place, so near the ocean in the park that you have to wonder how the hurricanes of the past haven't swallowed this up. A great place to reflect and listen to the waves crash the shoreline.

Thank Paul D
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Do not miss this while in Puerto Rico! The history and the beauty of this site was breathtaking! Take time to visit!

Thank Nichole L
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We found this as we were following the path around the old fort. The path ascends up a small hill so that we could see over the fort wall. We were amazed at how beautiful the area was. It was well kept and appears to...More

Thank D D
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

interesting thing to see all these graves above ground overlooking the sea. You can go in the cemetery if you're into that kind of thing.

Thank N Manners F
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This ocean facing cemetery reminded me of the one on Bronte beach in Sydney. It is a beautiful place to take a stroll en route to the old fort. Incredible views and windswept beach.

Thank Samhainn22
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Without a doubt this is a very old cemetery. I know it sounds odd but you should visit to see the beautiful stones and architecture.

Thank Allen B
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed walking through the above ground graves with artistic monuments and markers. The view of the ocean from there is breathtaking, with both forts in sight. The professional sculptures and renderings are breathtaking. Highly recommend a visit here.

Thank Donald C
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Nelly M
24 April 2017|
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Response from 18alvinb | Reviewed this property |
I was just there in Feb of this year and did not call anyone and was just able to go by the see the location. I did also see private tours and you can also store.
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Neva T
6 October 2015|
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Response from Sheri K | Reviewed this property |
it is right beside the Fort
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tomsgirl23
6 August 2015|
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Response from Sheri K | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a short walk from the terminal, however when we arrived by cruise ship, there was a shuttle bus that would take you to old town and the walk is only about 5 minutes.
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