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. By using our San Juan travel itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to San Juan National Historic Site and other attractions in San Juan.
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  • August 15, 2017
    We visited Old San Juan in June with my family of four including two older teenagers. We all enjoyed seeing the sights around the old streets and historic buildings. Great photo opportunities. It was ...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    my 3 year old loved running around the grounds. Magnificent view and accounts of history! Must see in person  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    This place is very informative about puertorican history. It's great for sightseeing and breathtaking views. Pack lot of sunscreen and water because you get ripped off with prices outside the castle. ...  more »

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