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San Juan Cemetery, San Juan
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Wander through San Juan Cemetery, a final resting place of many prominent Puerto Ricans. Established in 1863 and named after Saint Maria Magdalena de Pazzi, the colonial-era cemetery is situated in the old part of town beside the city's landmark fortress. Surrounded by the tall fort walls and overlooking the Atlantic, the cemetery offers expansive ocean views. Roam the grounds and explore marble tombs, mausoleums, and ornate headstones, many belonging to notable local politicians, writers, and artists. Use our San Juan tour planner to add San Juan Cemetery and other attractions to your San Juan vacation plans.
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  • Memorable, hauntingly wonderful statuary , monuments, On the seaside... crashing surf , well maintained. 
  • Outside the walled city of Old San Juan, next to a slum (former slaughter-house location); a picturesque (and well maintained) above-ground cemetery. 
  • The silence walking thru this was WOW. It over looking the oceans crashing in on the rocks. I could feel the spirit of those around guarding this fort. WoW!