Sitio Histórico de San Juan, San Juan

4.8
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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  • Amazing day walking around the fort and historical sites. Well done 15 min movie on the fort history. One small fee gets access to both forts.  more »
  • This gives an excellent history of how El Morro was conceived by the Spanish to keep other countries from attempting to take the island away. It was refortfied over the centuries, all the way up to WW...  more »
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  • Beautiful historic site, great history. They show a very informative movie about it's fortifications as soon as you enter the fort. When seeing different levels of the fort, you can relate to the movie you saw before. Great view of the ocean. Written information provided at every level and room of the monument. Also, the tickets are valid for 24 hours, so you can visit again the next day if you want to on the same ticket, very affordable. Also, same ticket applies for both the forts.
  • Old San Juan is just so beautiful! The old buildings, the colors, the flavors, the smells... definitely worth walking and exploring the city and having many stops to enjoy the local fare.
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