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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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west end of Calle Norzagaray, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

This place is reverent, moving and macabre all in one. The mysteriously positioning of the cemetery next to the sounds of the crashing but sometimes tranquil water ,whispering wind and El Morro watchfully perched above is very moving and overwhelmingly breathtaking. Worth a visit. Highly...More

Thank ladykringle1
Reviewed 22 April 2016

The above ground nature of the cemetery in most cases lends an air of the macabre to this site. I thoroughly enjoyed wandering about the crypts, wondering who this that or the other of Puerto Rico's heritage lay here in this most beautiful of settings...More

Thank MARK SAMUEL N
Reviewed 22 April 2016

When I shuffle off this mortal coil, I wouldn't mind having my carcus placed in this beautiful spot. We were there at sunset, so I don't know would it would feel like in bright sunlight. I just know that with the sunsetting in the background,...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

We walked through after leaving the fortillo. Beautiful architecture -- really gave a sense of the history and culture of the place. Oceanside, makes for great photos.

Thank Ruth P
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful and emotionally moving. Worth a see just to pay respect. The view from above is breathtaking. The water crashing, the wind and the proximity to el Morro made this overwhelmingly beautiful.

Thank ericaloveseric
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Beautiful old cemetery located next to El Morro. Even a quick stop is a rewarding experience with the old headstones and the picturesque view of the ocean.

Thank specialk2077
Reviewed 15 April 2016

The cemetery was a nice place to view from on top of the hill at El Moro.This cemetery is so beautiful and well kept. The 360 views are stunning. If you walk in and go straight to the back there is a little door that...More

Thank Yenyok
Reviewed 14 April 2016

If you're visiting the fort, you will notice the cemetery below it and next to the ocean. Wander down for a closer view because it is very picturesque and a part of the area's history.

Thank 03Val48
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I am not one to visit cemeteries but I found this one interesting because of its approximation to the water. The view is breathtaking.

Thank Jossie723
Reviewed 10 April 2016

The headstones are amazing! So detailed, beautiful, and moving. The ocean views from the cemetery are gorgeous as well. It was a very artistic tribute to the deceased.

Thank Eryn T
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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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