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“el morro”(134 reviews)
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A seaside cemetery where a number of notable Puerto Ricans rest.
west end of Calle Norzagaray, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the least visited part of the old San Juan yet so unique. The most incredible marble sculptures with great detail. Probably one of the most incredible cemeteries that I've ever visited. Located right next to the coastline. You walkthrough a tunnel to get...More

Thank Nas S
Reviewed August 6, 2018

If you want to learn known personalities this is the cemetery you need to visit very important personalities from Puerto Rico are buried there.

Thank F6352IEjosem
Reviewed July 22, 2018

There is a small side street in front of the main castle where you can go down and get to the entrance of the cemetery. There is another way to get into the cemetery from the main castle. As you go down the side of...More

Thank pinchetravels
Reviewed July 18, 2018

One of the most beautiful cemeteries I have ever visited!!!! This visit is worth the trip down through the tunnel. The people that are laid to rest at base of wall. WOW. Still some hurricane damage so be respectful. Kind of like visiting a cemetery...More

Thank larrylF5756JJ
Reviewed July 14, 2018

One of the most beautiful cemeteries in Puerto Rico. Has many famous people buried there. You can stroll around and read their names, while you walk under the sun with a nice breeze and a beautiful view of the ocean.

Thank Eileen1117
Reviewed July 9, 2018

A beautiful seaside cemetery where most everyone who was somebody is buried. Patriots, politicians, artists, writers are all here. This is THE place to be buried.

Thank jm00919
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We enjoy browsing in old cemeterys, so this was a stop on our vacation. We find the history, and statues fascinating. There is hurricane damage through out. The statues and tombstones tobbled over onto the graves, and broke the stones covering them,so many have plywood...More

Thank ValerieA824
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We enjoyed strolling the grounds. The breeze from the ocean was refreshing and reading the stones was enjoyed for all ages.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed July 5, 2018

It was closed on July fourth. But it was a nice stroll there. We took pictures of what we could and it was beautiful being Right by the sea.

Thank kdenning03
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Musicians, poets, etc. are buried here. If you are taking a tour or talking to a local, check the facts in the internet. Sometimes their history is based on political opinions rather than plain history. Be careful, next to this place is La Perla. This...More

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Nelly M
April 24, 2017|
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Response from 18alvinb | Reviewed this property |
I was just there in Feb of this year and did not call anyone and was just able to go by the see the location. I did also see private tours and you can also store.
Neva T
October 6, 2015|
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Response from slkgypsy | Reviewed this property |
it is right beside the Fort
August 6, 2015|
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Response from slkgypsy | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a short walk from the terminal, however when we arrived by cruise ship, there was a shuttle bus that would take you to old town and the walk is only about 5 minutes.