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Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

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1 S Castillo Dr, Saint Augustine Beach, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3252
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Reviewed yesterday

Well done! Markers were informative and the activities were fun. Beware of no guardrails when visiting with young children.

Thank Savytraveler1234567
Reviewed yesterday

National Historic site. Lovely views of the waterfront and historic downtown. Lots of green space. Easy to navigate and do an independant tour if you want. They fire the cannons as well.

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 3 days ago

I loved this place. It was well preserved and all of the exhibits were well done. This was especially interesting for me since I'm not a native Floridian. The park rangers were all very friendly and knowledgeable. There were also really great living history volunteers...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very interesting view of history. Well kept area with lots of displays and information. Costumed staff add to the feel. Beautiful views from the walls over the bay. Watch out for large school tours.

Thank 15bernieg
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an amazing place to see the first permanent settlement in the United States of America. This is one of the most spectacular forts in America.

Thank Chillie_Willie_9
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The history of this fort is just amazing. How many times it was rebuilt, how they defended St Augustine, and the interactions with the Indians. A must see! It is a National Park, so if you are 65 or over, get the Senior citizen annual...More

Thank 3Dennyd
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our St Augustine trip. Such incredible history. The Fort itself is in great shape for being sooooo old! The staff were amazing and the cannon firing was a bonus. Loved it, so well preserved.

Thank shonas804
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a definite must to visit when in St. Augustine. Such history...very moving. Be sure to check for a schedule of the cannon firing. They do a great job and it is so interesting. Part of the National Park system so if you have...More

Thank Rita W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Neat location and pretty. I didn't get the time to tour but got a look at the exterior and surrounding spots. Looks like it would be a great tour.

Thank wekane
Reviewed 6 days ago

This old Spanish (cum English / Spanish) fort is a marvel of masonry using the local coquina as primary material. The shells packed together work to diminish to strike of a cannon, a little. It's in really good condition from determined stewardship and contains a...More

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March 5, 2018|
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Response from mimififi | Reviewed this property |
They are $10, but if you have a Golden Eagle pass for the National Parks, you don't need to pay a fee.