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San Juan National Historic Site
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$62.00*
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Walking Tour of Old San Juan
Ranked #2 of 200 things to do in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Constructed to defend the San Juan coastline during the 17th and 18th centuries, this dramatic fortress rises 140 feet above the sea on a rocky promontory, and is composed of six huge levels of ramps, barracks, dungeons, turrets, towers and tunnels.
Elmira, New York
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Must see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

Beautiful fort. Views are breathtaking and the history is fascinating. It is very clean and well maintained, great value for $3. We were able to see most of it in two hours. Wish we'd had time to visit the other forts in the vicinity.

Visited April 2013
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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Historical site”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

Liked the green pasture and just seeing people enjoying the day. The trolley stops right in front which makes visiting the place very convenient.

Visited April 2013
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Rochester, New York
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“The history is incredible”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

The place is very well maintained and the rangers are friendly
Take a camera, water and a good pair of walking shoes

Visited April 2013
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Denver
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great vista!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

The view of the water and the port was stunning, and the history very interesting. We especially enjoyed the breeze coming from the sea.

Visited March 2013
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Panama City Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2013

unbelievable piece of history. Very interesting to see how the fort was constructed and the views from here are beautiful

Visited April 2013
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