Castillo de San Cristóbal
Built in 1634 to protect San Juan from land attacks, the San Cristóbal Fort is the largest Spanish fort in the Americas covering some 27 acres of land. At the beginning of the experience, you can watch a short film that explains the history of the fort and listen to an orientation offered by the…
Castillo San Cristóbal, is a fortress in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It was built by Spain to protect against land based attacks on the city of San Juan. It is part of San Juan National Historic Site.
“Learn about the Americas and Puerto Rico and admire art from the past as well as modern times.”
“The Cathedral is one block away from the 'Blue Room'. It will be 500 years old in 2021! It's actually the second oldest church in the Western Hemisphere, and the oldest church on U.S. soil. At the cathedral, you can visit the tomb of Ponce de León, the Spanish conquistador who served as the first Governor or Puerto Rico, the mummy of St. Pio and beautiful stained glass windows. ”
“Old San Juan - Castillo San Felipe del Morro, also known as El Morro, is a citadel built between the 16th and 18th centuries in San Juan.”
“You cannot go to the Old San Juan and miss the main attraction which is this beautiful Fort. Rich of our culture with tremendous views!”
“This place is certainly worth the 5-block walk from the 'Blue Room' as the pizza is delicious! And it's located in a beautiful, well-preserved Spanish building. Be sure to ask for a table in the second floor: you'll be amazed by the brick walls and tall ceilings. But, again, the food is what makes it all worth it. ”