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San Juan National Historic Site, San Juan

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Visit many of the capital city's best attractions in one place at San Juan National Historic Site. Created in 1949 to protect the city's most important historical buildings, the World Heritage Site encompasses local icons, such as Castillo San Felipe del Morro, Castillo San Cristóbal, and the Old City walls. You can explore the expansive protected area, which sits on the city's dramatic coast, by foot. Many visitors bring food and have an al fresco meal on the grass overlooking the water. By using our San Juan travel itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to San Juan National Historic Site and other attractions in San Juan.
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  • This has the best views in old San Juan! Like Cristobel, this old fort has a rich history and is a great place for couples or families. The huge lawn offers plenty of space to perhaps have a picnic or...  more »
  • Nice views from the outside and very historic. The interior was nice to visit but thought the outside location and view of the coast was the highlight. You could see how they set this place up to prot...  more »
  • The Old San Juan Ruins are amazing. You can tour underground through the tunnels and passage ways. The view from on top is of the beautiful ocean and blue skies. I would highly recommend this tour.  more »

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