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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 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.

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Reviewed yesterday 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 3 days ago

If your planning to visit the St. Augustine area, then Castillo de San Marcos is a must see, period! This fort was built to protect the oldest European settlement on the North American continent. It's incredible to find out how the Spanish were able to...More

Thank Josue C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a great attraction very educational the hole family found it too be fun definitely a must see if you're in St. Augustine

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is historical of Saint Augustine town... attracts a lot of tourists... details story from old times.

Thank sontarys
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Castillo De San Marcos is something you can’t and mustn’t miss while you are in St. Augustine. It stands as a testament to her heritage and history. It sits overlooking the water and is quite impressive. There is no mistaking this national historical monument....More

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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.