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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  • Definitely worth a visit here! The history of the fort is explained throughout in both Spanish and English and is a really good place to have a leisurely stroll around. There are a lot of stairs if you want to fully explore but you don't have to if you don't want to. You do have to pay an entrance fee but it's not too expensive. The views from the fort are beautiful too! Also saw a really pretty iguana roaming around!
  • Liked walking around and looking at this fort. My husband really enjoys stuff like this. Lots of steep walkways but they do have an elevator and it takes you to a spot where you can see quite a bit of where we walked. We enjoyed our visit. The staff was very kind!
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