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Address: La Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 770-547-7104
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Description: Four centuries ago this gate was the main entrance into the city.
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its cool that this is the only gate left out of the 6. pretty cool for pictures, the entrance into Old San Juan

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Cape Coral, Florida

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Dallas, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Being over at the gate gives you a good view of the entrance to the bay, but it wasn't really worth the walk over to it.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

its cool that this is the only gate left out of the 6. pretty cool for pictures, the entrance into Old San Juan

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Taylor Ridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We walked around the old wall then entered Old San Juan through the Gate that was built in the 1600. There was information about the gate on display boards so you could get some of the history of the gate. The gate is very old but well kept.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Took some great photos, but then, my kids realized there was a man selling bags of bird seed for $1. That's when the really great photo ops began - hundreds of pigeons, surrounding my kids. Easily, the least expensive (and incredibly fun) activity on the island!

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Lilburn, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great walk to this part of the city. Cobblestone streets and plaque giving info on how this gate was the port that welcomed visitors makes it a very interesting place to be.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I love the history in this island. Great to be so up close and seeing the parallels between Puerto Rico's culture and my own.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Straight down the path from la rotation we found this hidden gem of an entrance to the outside of the ancient wall of the city.

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florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

While walking around in Old San Juan, stop at this beautiful historical site. The view of the water is beautiful when you walk through those gates, you will also see the stunning sunset

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It is a nice history and a part of San Juan, It is right near the Governor's Mansion and the San Juan Cathedral. Nice place to stop to see the view and a nice small beach.

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indianapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We walked the entirety of OSJ multiple times during our week and always liked this area near the water. So many pretty shaded spots to rest and enjoy the view, and also really interesting to see the history of the wall and gates!

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Address: La Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 770-547-7104
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan

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