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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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  • We came here for the fort, but we both think that this old cemetary and graveyard made the visit worth it. It's really beatiful, and together with the big grass area, it's nice to relax here for while...  more »
  • This cemetery with mostly very old graves is worth strolling through. It is free to walk around and "admire" the above-ground tombstones and monuments. The most interesting part to us was how crowded ...  more »
  • cemetery near the fort, can be seen from the streets. Many singer, priest and writers buried here. Cemetery faces the ocean.