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La Rogativa, San Juan

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Contemplate the 1797 British invasion of San Juan at La Rogativa, which depicts local women and their bishop pleading to god to save their city during the naval blockade led by Sir Abercrombie. Built during 1971, the cluster of bronze statues, featuring three women and a bishop, stands 3.6 m (12 ft) tall and looks over San Juan Bay. During the 18th century, locals marched through the city carrying torches and bells, and singing hymns, which led British troops to believe that reinforcements had arrived. They then abandoned the city. Work out when and for how long to visit La Rogativa and other San Juan attractions using our handy San Juan itinerary builder.
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  • Not a place where you'll spend much time, but it's yet another stop on the trip around Old San Juan. Be sure to stop by and get a few pictures! Every old building and every statue in the city helps te...  more »
  • All is connected. The gate of San Juan, the Wall, the Paseo de la Princesa. This work of art give thans to God to what we have  more »
  • Check this out as you also see the gate. You can then go for a walk along the path outside the old city walls and enjoy views of the sea.  more »