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“Beautiful Ocean Views!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of San Juan Cemetery

San Juan Cemetery
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #10 of 188 things to do in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: A seaside cemetery where a number of notable Puerto Ricans rest.
Jefferson City, Missouri
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Beautiful Ocean Views!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

They chose a beautiful spot to bury the dead here!! Also very ornate beautiful graves with statues, sculpures and art work. Its worth the walk over if you are visiting the fort. Do NOT go the opposite direction out of the cemetery... go back the way you came in. The unsafe slum area is to the left!!

Visited September 2012
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englewood,fl
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“Most favorite cemetery to visit!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Loved it!!! I waited so long to visit this cemetery and it was soooo worth the wait. Its a very touching and moving place. It makes you realize that people put LOVE into the crypts and markers used back then, nowadays its just to throw down a 12x12 marker. The same craftmanship is the same with everything back then...these days its too simple, quick and fast. The love has been lost in everything these days. So this was a great visit!!

Visited July 2013
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Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Lots of puertirrican history”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The cemetery is located in a beautiful spot next to El Morro. It is a quiet place with many famous puertorricans resting here. It amounts to a very interesting visit.

Visited July 2013
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
“A Great Picture Spot”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Not used to cemetaries like this and we had fun taking pictures of it. There are many decorated, above ground mausoleums of interest. Great photo op.

Visited July 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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“Great and slightly disturbing visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Right next to the larger of the two forts (Morro), this cemetery has wonderful elaborate statues on top of above ground tombs. Some of the tombs are in disrepair which offers peaks inside. It is right on the coast offering a beautiful backdrop.

Visited November 2012
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