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“Amazing Fortress” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Castillo San Felipe del Morro

Castillo San Felipe del Morro
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$66.00*
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Old San Juan Deluxe Walking Tour
Ranked #3 of 195 things to do in San Juan
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Onyx
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Amazing Fortress”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2014

If you like history and are a fan of architecture, you will love this place and it's companion fortress a few blocks away. Wear sturdy tennis shoes or the like - not flip flops.

Visited March 2014
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london,Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Absolutely amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2014

Walking to and around Castillo Morro is like going back in time. It's incredible how well preserved the fort is and amazing to see the construction of the fort and reading all the information at the various spots. Several times I asked one of the staff members about something about the fort and they were only too happy to answer my questions. We walked around on our own but I think a guided tour would probably provide more information. Everywhere you go there are amazing sights and views. Great place for history buffs.

Visited March 2014
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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Phenomenal Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2014

The history associated with this site is exceptional. The structure and its surrounding area is exceptional. The views from the fort is beyond compare...must see!

Visited April 2014
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South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Fun way to soak up history!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2014

El Morro is a great place to wander around soaking up the history of Puerto Rico, of pirates and brigands, of soldiers and slaves, of prisoners and artisans. (If you're over 62 and have a National Park Pass, the place is free too!)

Visited March 2014
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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2014

If you like history, this is well worth a visit. But plan at least an hour--it's big. (We were there for two hours.) Great views from the walls as well.

Visited March 2014
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