Fort San Cristóbal
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fort San Cristóbal is one of the main tourist attractions of Old San Juan. It was built by the Spaniards in the eighteenth century to protect the city of San Juan against pirate attacks. It was finished in 1783 and it covers near 27 acres of land, which basically surround Old San Juan. It’s the biggest fort built by the Spaniards in the New World. You will be fascinated by all the aspects of the Old World you will find here like: secret tunnels, dungeons for prisoners, cannons to defend the castle, spiral stairs that interconnect floors and their fortified walls. The fort is open everyday from 9:00am to 6:00pm except on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day. The entrance fee is $3 for adults 16 years old, below 16 yeas, the entrance is free. It’s a must-see.
Near Places: Fort San Felipe del Morro, El Capitolio, Isla de Cabra, La Ocho Beach, Escambrón Beach, Condado Beach, Luis Muñoz Rivera Park, Paseo de la Princesa, Pigeons Park, San Juan Bautista Square, Bahía Urbana Waterfront, Caribe Hilton Hotel, Lemongrass Restaurant, La Princesa Garden, Old San Juan Childrens Museum, Señor Paleta, Caficultura, Cataño Ferry, La Mallorquina Restaurant, Princesa Gastrobar Restaurant, Old San Juan Ciclovía, El Malecón de Cataño, La Princesa Outdoor Gym, Casa Cortes ChocoBar, Ladis Plac e Restaurant
Categories this place belongs: Hiking, Sightseeing, Old San Juan, Historic Places
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