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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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  • if you are in old San Juan this is a must see.the fort is beautiful and very interesting.its fun to walk thru the fort, and the view is stunning !!! if you like my review please vote for me :) thank y...  more »
  • The place is very scenic. The lawns are lush green and children can play. The El Morro Fort is well maintained. However steps would be a problem for the not so young. The Fort has commanding view of t...  more »
  • Oh Thia is something to Remember for life The Park Is Amazing and the federal staff Friendly.. if u go to PR old San Juan U Need to Pass by This Historic Site ... in Live with This History  more »