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Fortin de San Geronimo del Boqueron

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We were able to see this from the beach and it did look fantastic. I heard that it was actually... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Mehylander
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Morgantown, West Virginia
Nice little fort next to the Caribe Hilton Hotel!

I believe that this fortress if off limits, yet you are able to walk around it and enjoy the salt... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
RagdeEdgar
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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7 Mar 2018
“Last Day”
19 Aug 2018
“Nice little fort next to the Caribe Hilton Hotel!”
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This small military museum was a fort that was built in 1786, and attacked by the British eleven years later.
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Calle Rosales | East of the Caribe Hilton, at the entrance to Condado Bay, San Juan, Puerto Rico
+1 787-724-5477
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

I believe that this fortress if off limits, yet you are able to walk around it and enjoy the salt water pond to its west. Its interior used to be rented for weddings and other private activities. Beware of hedgehogs if walking over the Pond's...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We saw this massive Fort from the deck of our tour boat out in the harbor. It was truly an awe-inspiring sight. I had no idea it was even there until I visited Puerto Rico, as I don't know that much about the Island's history....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

We were able to see this from the beach and it did look fantastic. I heard that it was actually closed to tourist for now due to some damage from the Hurricanes. We will look to re-visit in a few months.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Mehylander
Reviewed 26 January 2018

The fort is situated right next to the Caribe Hilton that unfortunately was hit pretty bad from the hurricane and is closed off for renovations until mid 2018. The fort is closed so we were only able to see it from the outside

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 11KarenS
Reviewed 2 May 2017

The fort itself is closed but still offers nice views of Condado. It is easily accessed behind the Hilton. Even though it is closed you can explore it easy enough if you so desire, though there is not much to see inside as it is...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

This fort sits just outside of the Caribe Hilton. It is blocked off and looks to be under restoration. There are several photos in the review of this fort that are actually of el Morro or Cristobal. There is a black and white photo in...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Pretty walk along the Condado Lagoon to walk back to this fort. There are spots for good water views, but the actual fort was closed.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Kim N
Reviewed 1 April 2017

You will do a bit of walking but it worth every step. You wont get better views of the Ocean from anywhere And the history and construction will amaze

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank dmuller401
Reviewed 12 February 2017

History at its best! Here youll see over 500 years of history when the time the Spanish Conquistadors lived here! The small fort is a one of a kind in the world! and is run by the US!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Enzorios
Reviewed 8 December 2016

I approached this from all angles and you cannot actually enter. It's gated. If you are adventurous and approach it from Paseo Caribe you can climb on top of the side and walk in that way. However since it is gated and locked, it's probably...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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It is wheelchair friendly.. you'll see some fabulous views.
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