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Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Open today: 8:45 AM - 5:15 PM
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1 S Castillo Dr, Saint Augustine Beach, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3252
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 30, 2005

i'm 25 and never seen or heard of anything like this before. yes, i did pay attention in history class. it was amazing! i couldnt believe that long ago, people had knowledge to build forts like that. great experience an worth the entrance fee. i...More

7  Thank hf2272
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed October 1, 2008

sorry to put out people's fires, but it's a castle. Perhaps it's because we have lots in Europe and everyone here said how good it was that I was disappointed. It's fine; well presented and has interest especially for Brits who seem to know so...More

4  Thank ethelman2
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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 2 days ago via mobile

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

Thank sontarys
Reviewed 2 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

Thank Kazwrites
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place, lots of history and interesting things to see and read. Take your time to walk read and enjoy specially the cannon firing

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting history and spectacular views from this fort. You can go through it in a matter of hours. Parking fees are confusing.

Thank cthompson5536
Reviewed 3 days ago

Castillo de San Marcos is a wonderfully preserved piece of history. There is something new to see, an interesting detail or historical fact at every stop around the entire fort. This place is well presented and easy to move from point to point. Our well...More

Thank GAWanderer
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really enjoyed touring around the site, it has a long and varied history. It is a quiet time to see history and get out of the hubbub of the St. Augustine. Really enjoyed the cannon firing and description that goes with it. National Park Passes...More

Thank Henry-Tally
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a really neat fort. Great place to take the kids. Cannon and musket firing many times during the day.

Thank Cynthia H
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great trip to the fort. It's $15/person but well worth it! Park personnel and volunteers are very knowledgeable and the self-guided walking tour is wonderful. You don't find 400 year old forts that you can walk through and learn the history of every day....More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Be sure to see the cannon firing .. Great place to explore. Note : your national parks pass works for free entrance!.

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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.