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. Add San Juan National Historic Site to your San Juan travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our San Juan road trip planning tool .
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  • Again with the views! So beautiful ! Very historic vibes. A lot of walking but overall an amazing time!  more »
  • Bring your camera. Plan to spend time relaxing and walking around taking pictures. Buy a kite from a vendor nearby and fly it. We have enjoyed walking around the grass area, never have done the actual...  more »
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  • SO BEAUTIFUL!!!! This is one of my favorite places ever. Puerto Rico has a vibe that remember my beautiful country Cuba, all people here is kind and friendly. This part of the city is really impressive, you will love the old Spanish architecture, the narrow streets, the colors, EVERYTHING HERE IS LOVELY, the cruises terminal is beautiful and the water looks so blue, it's amazing, even you can see some fishes swimming in the water. The old Spanish castle is awesome and well preserved. Definitely you guys must go at least once in your life to San Juan. It's gonna be a great experience and a beautiful memory.❤️❤️❤️
  • This place was absolutely outstanding! So much history here. The beautiful architecture, the gorgeous views are unmatched. The staff was amazing! I went during the summer and it was extremely hot their. No real ventilation because you are in a fort. I love visiting places like this and you wont be disappointed if you visit. You can spend hours there looking at all the amazing historic pieces to just going all the way up and getting to gaze on the beautiful ocean. Loved it
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