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San Juan Cemetery

west end of Calle Norzagaray, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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A seaside cemetery where a number of notable Puerto Ricans rest.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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west end of Calle Norzagaray, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

It's so interesting walking around and see these old markers. The little chapel is also very nice. You can just think about all the history while walking around

Thank VicSalo
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Cemeteries in Puerto Rico are different than upstate New York. Each grave has a large concrete unit with a concrete lid and many have nice top memorials. Hurricane Maria did a number on some of the top memorials. We visited the the cemetery in Varsovia...More

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This cemetery holds the bodies of people who once were poets, politicians and even pirates of the Caribbean! Looking at the dates and names of the tombstones and some of the messages engraved in stone would inspire anyone to research the past and find out...More

Thank Marlene A
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Lovely place to visit. Definitely stop by and take some photos of the area and the beach from this location.

Thank ATravelGirl2013
Reviewed 10 November 2017

It brings me honor to know I have families buried here. My uncle who died in Pearl Harbor is buried here too. It is a beautiful cemetery.

Thank Scubaed_2000
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The place is a good spot for photo op and sight seeing. The chapel is unique and solemn, a good place to pray. just beside the fort and a must place to see.

Thank Gene P
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This cemetery is located right next to the fort and worth a look if you're there. It was nice to walk through and enjoy the beauty and ocean breeze.

Thank James B
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Very historic and beautiful in it's own way. All plots are above ground and crowded, but what a view.

Thank JennamurskiRN
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Wonderful white marble head stones ... crumbling crypts... overlooking the cruise liners on the carribean ocean.

Thank Luke_O_Zade
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were not able to go right into the cemetery as the gates were locked. Luckily there are many vantage points on the walls surrounding the cemetery. This is prime location, located right on the oceans edge. You can easily find it near Castillo San...More

Thank Baltzer
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Nelly M
24 April 2017|
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Response from 18alvinb | Reviewed this property |
I was just there in Feb of this year and did not call anyone and was just able to go by the see the location. I did also see private tours and you can also store.
Neva T
6 October 2015|
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Response from Sheri K | Reviewed this property |
it is right beside the Fort
6 August 2015|
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Response from Sheri K | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a short walk from the terminal, however when we arrived by cruise ship, there was a shuttle bus that would take you to old town and the walk is only about 5 minutes.