San Juan Cemetery, San Juan

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. Plan to see San Juan Cemetery and other attractions that appeal to you using our San Juan trip itinerary builder app .
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  • Very spectacular, it is estimated that the rich can be buried in this place, heard that there is a film here, as if called a killer or something, the guide's English is not good. The castle is not far from here, it takes 10 minutes to take pictures.
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  • My husband and I decided to take this expedition during our cruise. I was so excited to know that during the tour, one of the stops would be San Juan Cemetry. I have seen it on postcards and the trave...  more »
  • This place is just amazing with a lot of craftsmanship in the statues on each grave site. There is a very narrow road that leads down to the graveyard below. You have to be very careful if there is tr...  more »
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