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San Juan Gate

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Address: La Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 770-547-7104
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Four centuries ago this gate was the main entrance into the city.

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Goverment Mansion...Beautiful scnery

Mi Viejo San Juan es una Maravilla en Portada, My Old San Juan In Puerto Rico is a marvelous Post in the Puerto Rico Island. The gate to portrait the City frtom enemies attack.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a picture outside of the door by chance passed it walking on the outside of the city on a morning run. Nice photo op.

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Thank Christina R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mi Viejo San Juan es una Maravilla en Portada, My Old San Juan In Puerto Rico is a marvelous Post in the Puerto Rico Island. The gate to portrait the City frtom enemies attack.

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Hamden, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to see this site from the road during our day tour of Old San Juan. The walls are very thick and easy to see how the defense of the city was carried out

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Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of two ways to go for a walk on the outer walls of the castles. If you don't want to take the extended walk from the Paseo de la Princesa, then this is about half the distance from the end of the walkway. I recommend using this door if you want a more colorful walk on your... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually fell upon the gate by accident as we came through from the city side instead of the water. Once we passed through we realized where we were standing. The area outside the gate affords some very pretty views and the massive tree with all the exterior roots to the left is beautiful! The walk along the water and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This area is great to walk around as the path around the old city is right there with great views of the ocean.

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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the gate by accident strolling down a quaint, tree lined street. We passed through the gate just before sundown which afforded a beautiful walk outside the city walls with great lighting for pics.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We could only see one side of the door as the other was taped off with someone working on it. A great piece of history.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was where a lot of history happened! Neat to see the huge gate and door! Def check this house!!!

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Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In my opinion this is all part o the Old San Juan area and you should include it in your walk around town. The majority of the attractions you see listed in the guides are within walking distance of each other or within range of the free trolley that circumnavigates around Old San Juan. Very historic and scenic area worth... More 

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