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San Juan Cemetery, San Juan

Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
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4.5/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web
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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  • In this cemetery dating back to the colonial era, are the remains of important people in Puerto Rico. It has a nice view to the sea and the Castillo San Felipe del Morro.
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  • I usually don't visit cemeteries but this one was actually jaw dropping. The statues that were made for the deceased relatives were so beautiful and life like you couldn't stop staring. The grounds we...  read more »
  • Make sure you don't miss this. Visit the fortress and walk to the cemetery. It is quite a sight in a spectacular location. 
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