Fortin de San Geronimo del Boqueron, San Juan

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Go on a self-guided tour around Fortin de San Geronimo del Boqueron, which dates back to the beginning of the 17th century. The small fort played a significant role in 1797, when it defended the Spanish army from British attacks. Largely intact, the architecture provides important insight into the building style of the colonial era. You'll find no informational signage here, so try to come as part of a guided tour or with a well-informed local friend. Make Fortin de San Geronimo del Boqueron part of your personalized San Juan itinerary using our San Juan trip itinerary builder .
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  • Absolutely worth seeing. A mighty fortress. Marched about 1 hour. Gigantic bulwark.
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  • We saw this massive Fort from the deck of our tour boat out in the harbor. It was truly an awe-inspiring sight. I had no idea it was even there until I visited Puerto Rico, as I don't know that much a...  more »
  • We were able to see this from the beach and it did look fantastic. I heard that it was actually closed to tourist for now due to some damage from the Hurricanes. We will look to re-visit in a few mont...  more »
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  • Wanted to come here but it was closed from the hurricane i guess (came march 2018). Didn't look like there was much to see as its very small and simple looking for a 'fort'. Not really worth the detour...saw some locals make their way on the rocks to go by the fort but there isn't much to do.
  • This tiny fortress which barely stands today is exceptional. Although it was nearly turned to gravel during heavy bombardment throughout the British American revolution, there is plenty of original fortress left to see. It is difficult to get to and you must actually park at the hotel parking garage and wander over to where the fortress is. This is a great place to grow and there's nobody in that area cares. While the fortress is closed they are planning to finalize and reopen it within a year
  • \\Historical Site Closed to the public, but the views from around San Gerónimo de Boquerón are stunning. Worth a quick look if in the area.
  • Closed to walking. Beautiful old Fort otherwise.
  • It's closed to the public due to restoration. Though, it must be a nice spot with a beautiful view.
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