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La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina
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Owner description: Visitors can take guided tours through this World Heritage Site, a 40-room mansion completed in 1540 that was used to defend against foreign invaders.
Reviewed April 9, 2013

We did not take the inside tour but the outside of the building is attractive. Overall I think this is a nice area to stroll to as you wander the old city.

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Reviewed April 4, 2013

Great walking around and looking at all the colours, buildings and architecture. Very interesting. Heaps of shops, small boutique hotels and restaurants. Very quaint and charming. Take time to explore all it has to offer without rushing.

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Reviewed February 4, 2013

I lived here for over 20 yrs before someone talked me into taking the tour, and boy was I surprized! The grounds, fountains, tapestries, elegantly appointed great room were truly impressive, and the tour was friendly and informative. Do it!

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Reviewed January 27, 2013

We were there on MLK Day and it was free! The fort is truly amazing and what piece of history. Best part of our trip by far!

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Go between the two forts and you will really get a feel for the historical significance of your location. The walk around the exterior of Old San Juan through the old city gates, and past the beautiful fountains. It is not to be missed

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