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San Juan National Historic Site

Norzagaray St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-729-6777
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USD 135.00*
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1-Hour Guided El Morro Jetski Tour
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USD 62.00*
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Walking Tour of Old San Juan
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Constructed to defend the San Juan coastline during the 17th and 18th centuries, this dramatic fortress rises 140 feet above the sea on a rocky promontory, and is composed of six huge levels of ramps, barracks, dungeons, turrets, towers and tunnels.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Norzagaray St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-729-6777
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When we decided to go here we had no idea it was a national park. There was a lot of great history here and it was all presented in a fun way. There were a lot of fun places in the fort to explore as...More

Thank TripleTExplore
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must see in Old San Juan. Such history and architecture. You can take a guided tour or one by yourself. Parking is easy to find and you won't regret seeing this site.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing Puerto Rico no one make it better than PR just an amazing island treasure in the Caribbean we visited El Morro just a marvelous structure wow!!!

Thank Jose V
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can’t imagine how beautiful this place is with iguanas running around freely . This is a place that would make a beautiful wedding. The people here are Puerto Rican strong. This is gods children who can survive a hurricane and still make you happy....More

Thank Scubaed_2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is iconic for san Juan with the cemetery and chapel on the seashore, then the fort in the hill top. A good place for photo opportunity. Best place for picnics, long relaxing walk and getting a fresh breath sea breeze. Must place to...More

Thank Gene P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to San Felipe del Morro. It was partially closed due to hurricane Maria but we were still able to walk around the perimeter.

Thank JillFromVegas
Reviewed 14 October 2017

What thousands do on Sunday in Central Park, New York City, is the same activity Puerto Ricans do here at "El Morro". Wonderful families from new borns to the Elderly. A Family atmosphere of as kites get lost by the strong winds of the Atlantic....More

1  Thank puertoricoonly
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Good day trip around Old San Juan with both guided and self guided tours. Lots of walking, but can be done at own pace.

2  Thank James E
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This is my country, with its majestic beauty.You can enjoy all day walking the streets and enjoying our culture and savor a rich "Piña Colada".

Thank s l
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Nice place , beautiful city street and people . Lovely fort near sea well mentioned. The city and sea view was really beautiful.

Thank 512rajeevr
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17 November 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but we do not know
6 July 2017|
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Response from michele44448 | Reviewed this property |
There was an excursion I believe but we walked it for free instead. We used phone internet for maps, etc.
17 April 2017|
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Response from Sanj2561 | Reviewed this property |
yes, it's very convenient.