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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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  • I was just looking down on a hill from the tour, but was quite clean. It does not so if you have time go is not recommended is the place.
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  • A sombre location that is rich in the history of San Juan. I spent many hours wandering around the San Juan Cemetary viewing many of historic graves whilst contemplating their lives in colonial and pr...  more »
  • I'm not one to peruse cemeteries, but this is a site to be seen. The mixture of contemporary and old tombs were fascinating to walk through. Surprisingly, our teens loved it!  more »