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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.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Norzagaray St | Old San Juan, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Don't miss the trail behind the Fort by the water. The history by the tour guides so interesting. This is part of America the Beautiful National Parks entrance Pass, so if you have it you can enter three of your party for free. Anyway the...More
The NHS is in charge if several historic landmarks of the Old San Juan including the bastioned fortresses, commonly called, Spanish castles. These landmarks are well preserved and can be fun for all ages. However some areas are not accesible for people with mobility restrictions....More
Old San Juan, is one of the oldest cities in the "New World." San Juan or Puerto Rico, somehow, they change the name of the country to the name of the city. San Juan as it is called today, was built as a fortification to...More
My wife and I frequently go to Old San Juan for morning walks. Part of the trail always is taking paseo La Princesa near the cruise ports. The path will take you to the walking trail outside the Wonderful Old San Juan surrounding walls, a...More
Was in town on business. Had some time and stopped by. What a great site and walk. Makes you appreciate the island and thei history. And iguanas are huge here. Take your time but don’t miss the tunnel.
Fort Morro is a fantastic place to explore and to visit! Cater a day at least to spend in this location and the surrounding environs.
Take your time and fully explore all levels, use the Triangular Staircase (be careful at the bottom!), Use the Spiral...More
Response from sylvia641 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get down to the beach, but locals warn tourists not to go into the La Per Perla area of the beach - it is half way between the two forts that span the cost line. There really is no actual beach - just rocks and... More
Yes, you can get down to the beach, but locals warn tourists not to go into the La Per Perla area of the beach - it is half way between the two forts that span the cost line. There really is no actual beach - just rocks and a walk way outside the wall.
Definitely worth taking photos - there are some great opportunities from the fort itself of the water.