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Sitio Histórico de San Juan, San Juan

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Must see · World heritage site · Historic Walking Area · Historic Site
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Visit many of the capital city's best attractions in one place at Sitio Histórico de San Juan. 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. Add Sitio Histórico de San Juan to your San Juan travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our San Juan road trip planning tool.
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  • Military is free so super bonus on that. Thank you! It was self guide tour. You walk around and read and observe. It’s a must go for sure. Parking is along the street which does suck. But it was very....  more
    Military is free so super bonus on that. Thank you! It was self guide tour. You walk around and read and observe. It’s a must go for sure. Parking is along the street which does suck. But it was very....  more »
  • Beautiful views with amazing history. A must see for everyone visiting Puerto Rico!! Friendly people and fantastic food. WEPA!!!! 
    Beautiful views with amazing history. A must see for everyone visiting Puerto Rico!! Friendly people and fantastic food. WEPA!!!!  more »
  • Spent a few hours learning and wondering the site. The views along cannot be beat. And there's quite a bit to learn about the site's importance/history. Highly recommend. 
    Spent a few hours learning and wondering the site. The views along cannot be beat. And there's quite a bit to learn about the site's importance/history. Highly recommend.  more »
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  • This one of the most historical areas in Puerto Rico of the spanish colonization. You can go in and see how the Castillo is and have a great view of the ocean. In this same exact area with have a big field in which we bring our children to fly kites because it's really windy in this area. Bring some water bottles and prepare yourself for a long peaceful walk in the old San Juan area. Really highly recommended to go with kids during day time.
  • Amazing structure that tells battle stories and history of the beginning on the new world. The kids will be amazed of what they will see. Greate place to take Amazing shots with a blue sky touching the sea in the distance. If you are here in a sunny day make sure you a well hydrated, wear hat and have fun. Bring your kids national park passport to get it stamped.
  • This place was awesome!!! The views from the top were amazing. The stair ways and tunnels were really cool as well. Became full when parking. They will ticket you fast. Signs are not posted just colored curbs which is confusing. $100 ticket and u have to pay rental car company fee. So be aware of where ur parking. Other than that awesome place to visit
  • Amazing scenery and views. Feels like you are living in history. Its hard to describe all there is to see. One day is not enough. A trip to Puerto Rico would not be the same without visiting Old San Juan and The Fort. Absolutely incredible!!!!!
  • Incredible views, large land to bring your dog and play, bring a date or friend for a picnic, your family to relax and fly kites (just make sure you clean up after yourself and keep the spot clean for wildlife!!) Would've loved to just spend a few hours relaxing there if I got the chance

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