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San Juan Cemetery

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Address: west end of Calle Norzagaray, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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A seaside cemetery where a number of notable Puerto Ricans rest.

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Beautiful and Historic Cemetery

This is a very beautiful and historic cemetery right at the fort and water's edge of the cliffs. It is really nice to see.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very beautiful and historic cemetery right at the fort and water's edge of the cliffs. It is really nice to see.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited this location as part of my tour of Old San Juan. The place is well kept and serves as a great landmark.

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lots of history at this place. it is right by the El Morro fort. Many famous local are buried here. It is nice to visit.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved this place right next to El Morro....this was beautiful. Didn't know that tombstones were placed above ground. From my understanding a lot of High power/Famous residents of Puerto Rico are buried here. A Must see!!

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Orangeburg, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Santa Maria Magdalena cemetery is an interesting place to visit where you can see the decaying tombs and monuments of the last 2 centuries aristocratic families or important patriots.One can't help but think what a waste of money these monuments are. I bet no one of the family has visited many of them for over fifty years. My favorite is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So picture perfect. You can literally spend hours here taking pics and just looking at the view of the ocean. Love!!!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were a lot of amazing sculptures and architecture to see. Located overlooking the ocean. A lot of history to be seen.

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Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw one of the loveliest sights I've every seen at this cemetery. It abuts the sea and is a spectacular view, particularly from a distance. I felt a bit funny "touring" a cemetery, but others walking through were quiet and respectful. The cemetery is free to enter and the gates were open when we arrived at about mid day.... More 

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Webster Groves, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The statues in this cemetery are amazingly beautiful. Many famous people are buried in this cemetery.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really pretty cemetery next to the ocean accessible through a long single lane tunnel. The older section of Cementario Maria Magdalena de Pazzia is further from the entrance, so don't just meander among the recently deceased. There are some famous Puerto Ricans buried here, but what's most remarkable is the setting and color of such a somber place nestled amidst... More 

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