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Four centuries ago this gate was the main entrance into the city.
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La Fortaleza, San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The gate will take you to the outside view of the San Juan Wall,awesome area to walk and to enjoy Old San Juan Princess walk path. The door is impressive, it is the last one standing from the San Juan wall and it is an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank colonhector
Reviewed 4 days ago

San Juan Gate now leads to a beautiful coastline and sea side walking trail. Most of Old San Juan is some distance above the ocean so this one place you can actually access a little beach and enjoy the warm water and enjoy the views.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ern B
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are the kind of person that swoons at the thought of being near something that is hundreds of years old, a piece of history where you can take your photo and post it on social media for all to see, then this place...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ViktorTrue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This red framed city gate faces San Juan Bay and is the only one remaining of the five entrances into the walled city. It was the main gate, the others used only by farmers or merchants. It was constructed in 1635. Inscribed above the gate...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed 1 week ago

Any visitor to Old San Juan must see this beautiful and historic gate. It is easily accessible from Calle Recinto Oeste. From this vantage point you can walk through the gate and view it from both sides. This is the last of the gates that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Maryann L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taking a stroll along the walkway outside the city walls on the way to El Morro from downtown, and as we approached the San Juan Gate we began to hear a beautiful sound coming toward us (or rather we were going toward it)....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the main entrance into the fortified wall back in the 1600's.Not really much to see but does have some historical value

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RalphieG1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

History abounds this 13 foot thick wall... Use to be main entrance to the city. AMAZING SUNSETS along the walkway. If have the time. this is the place to watch it with boats going in and out of Port.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 111familyman111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

walk through this doorway and some of best views in san juan great to sita nd people watch go watch the sunset. beautiful

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sarai F
Reviewed January 15, 2019

We parked and walked along the wall of the city and entered through this gate. This put us in the heart of old San Juan.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from FranciscoKuri | Reviewed this property |
No tickets required! Only for the fortresses and they are cheap. The beaches are good and you can do as you like. Pretty safe IMHO.
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