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Castillo San Felipe del Morro

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501 Calle Norzagaray, San Juan 00901-1213, Puerto Rico
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All reviews el morro entry fee flying kites beautiful fort national park great history breathtaking views bring water per adult free trolley history buff lots of history take your time wear comfortable shoes walking shoes great place to visit walk around
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Glad we went! Walked from cruise Port, $7 adults, our 11 yr old was free. Took longer than expected to walk around and we still didn't see every area. So windy, was cool to see kids flying kites on the grass.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank acardinrnbsn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The fort has lots of levels so in the heat be prepared for lots of steps up and down. It’s simple but interesting and lovely to walk around. The views are wonderful. The old town is really easy to walk round so its a nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank paulaaX7580XV
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Size, scale, and historical significance make this a worthwhile and must see attraction in Old San Juan.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 961ajv
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well preserved and accessible for a self guided tour. Lots of walking, stairs, and steep ramps. Interesting displays and information areas scattered around the big, ancient fortress. We toured the entire fort in about three hours. Beautiful setting, overlooking the harbor on the tip of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 411Anonymous
Reviewed 4 days ago

As the European powers began colonizing the new world, Puerto Rico was arguably the focal point for controlling the Caribbean. This fort was the centerpiece of the Spanish military/naval presence. The facility is well-preserved, and the quantity and quality of the explanatory signage is excellent,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank keithgct
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There we were- Puerto Rico! We were celebrating my birthday in San Juan and my Partner asks: where do you want to go? My answer was simple, so off we went to Castillo San Felipe del Morro located in Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico. Castillo...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a day trip through to Old San Juan, cost of Uber between $9 - $11 each way, walked from cruiseport around the wall and entered Castillo San Felipe del Morro by the red gates. a peaceful location where you can just sit and relax...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RayW421
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery with a history. Go for the ranger led tours if possible so that you can get a crash course on the history of the fort.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Violetferrari
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spend a beautiful sunny day visiting the El Morris. Possibly the best preserved fortification system in all of the Caribbean’s. The place was clean and the views are awesome. A definition must for history bluffs and first timers to the island.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CPad615
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my 15 yr old granddaughter and she was amazed at the history and how cool the views were. It's a lot of walking, but well worth it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Piyush G
March 28, 2018|
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Response from opsboss2017 | Reviewed this property |
This is not my area of expertise but I know that all the skills you seek exist here. I found someone that might be a good starting point for assembling your crew. Let me know when you are here and perhaps we can meet. Look... More
Piyush G
March 26, 2018|
Response from Héctor F | Reviewed this property |
You really don’t need a guide or a translator. Old San Juan is small and can be walked completely without too much effort. Also there are buses that are free and will take you there. If you feel you do need a guide anda... More
thomas k
July 22, 2017|
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I have no idea,