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. Add San Juan National Historic Site to your San Juan travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our San Juan road trip planning tool .
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  • Beautiful del Morro and old San Juan. I never tire of visiting that area. All travelers arriving in PR, includes this area in your plans, even if it is a business trip. You won't regret it.
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  • Place where you can see the best of both worlds. Tourism first where you can enjoy the best cuisine and places to have fun. Pleasant temperatures throughout the year and a delightful visual experience.
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  • 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...  more »

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