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Castillo de San Marcos

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1 S Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3252
+1 904-829-6506
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1 S Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3252
+1 904-829-6506
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the major monument in Saint Augustine. It is really worth visiting to learn the history of the city and the views from the top are fantastic.

Thank Gretchen P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Educational, fun & historic tour. We walked the exterior in the evening while it was closed & returned the next day. Adult entrance fee is reasonable & kids are free. The staff is friendly & informative. You can take as much time as you need...More

Thank MJFink
Reviewed yesterday

I love to share the history and beauty of our Castillo de San Marcos to visiting friends and family. History buffs are always impressed with the education and attention to details noted at the Castillo. This is a must-see visit when in St. Augustine!

Thank Granada W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing that this fort is still standing but when you see how thick the walls are you'll understand why. On the weekends they do shoot the canons off (check their website for times) Interesting to see, recommended. 😉

Thank kdeal
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Party of 6. Ages 8-62. Family fun for all. Be prepared for extreme heat and humidity. Drink lots of water and stay in the shade as much as possible. The canon firing demonstration was awesome. Be sure to get up near the white line. It...More

Thank survivor5804
Reviewed yesterday

Took my teens to see the Fort and was pleasantly delighted at how fascinated they were with the history of the Fort and how much they learned.

Thank April H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is amazing-- both in the size and history of it. The tours are self-guided but there are park rangers who are able to answer questions. Shout out to park ranger Jill for being super informative! You should definitely go, but be sure to...More

Thank Jillian A
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really a worth while experience to go see such a big part of history. The View from the top was amazing and we where able to see how they used to shoot a cannon! This was an amazing experience.

Thank Taybin R
Reviewed yesterday

We spend about 3 hours here, the staff is really cool and they explain everything. There are so many history tips and photo spots.

Thank Amy d
Reviewed yesterday

The Castillo de San Marcos is an imposing fortress on the outskirts of St Augustine and is a must to visit. One can understand why the fortress was situated there and you can see today where subsequent armies had tried to puncture the walls with...More

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Roberta H
How long does it take
June 11, 2017|
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Response from nunucat12 | Reviewed this property |
as much time you want to spend we were there over an hour it was great
Are pets allowed?
April 15, 2017|
Response from KokiBear | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any inside the fort, but they were down around the bottom (where the old moat was).
Katherine H
What is the admission for senior adults? What time does the cannon go off and is it every day?
April 14, 2017|
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Response from Micah K | Reviewed this property |
I believe the admission is $10 for everyone no matter what. Children under a certain age get in free I'm not sure what that age is. I don't know the answer to the can and question those sorry. ps- surely veterans get a... More