Castillo de San Cristóbal
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Another beautiful fort, with beautiful views anda quick walk from shops and restaurants in Old San Juan.
Castillo de San Cristóbal is massive and imposing; a masterpiece of 18th century military engineering and innovation. Modern military strategists and history buffs enjoy learning of the ingeniousness of its design; all visitors are inspired by the beauty of the architecture and the setting.
Historical Landmark. National Register of Historic Places and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Castillo San Cristóbal is the largest fortification built by the Spanish in the New World.
Built in 1634 to protect San Juan from land attacks, the San Cristóbal Fort is the largest Spanish fort in the Americas covering some 27 acres of land. At the beginning of the experience, you can watch a short film that explains the history of the fort and listen to an orientation offered by the…
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“Learn about the Americas and Puerto Rico and admire art from the past as well as modern times.”
- Door 18 locals aangeraden
“Located at Cristo street in front of El Convento Hotel and Caleta de las Monjas. Some of it's Chapels date back to 1536 what positions it as one of the three oldest in América between Santo Domingo and Habana. ”
- Door 19 locals aangeraden
“Beautiful fort with so much history. Lovely green lawn you can have a picnic at or fly a kite. Then stroll the streets of Old San Juan!”
- Door 100 locals aangeraden
“You cannot go to the Old San Juan and miss the main attraction which is this beautiful Fort. Rich of our culture with tremendous views!”
- Door 9 locals aangeraden
“This place is certainly worth the 5-block walk from the 'Blue Room' as the pizza is delicious! And it's located in a beautiful, well-preserved Spanish building. Be sure to ask for a table in the second floor: you'll be amazed by the brick walls and tall ceilings. But, again, the food is what makes it all worth it. ”
- Door 28 locals aangeraden