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San Juan Cemetery

west end of Calle Norzagaray, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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A seaside cemetery where a number of notable Puerto Ricans rest.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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west end of Calle Norzagaray, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Right by the Castillo San Felipe del Morro, beautiful cemetery by the ocean. It will only take few moments to see on your way to the castle.

Thank jaanabess
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Words can't describe what I feel when I step into a place like this. But, believe me, this place is a must see. As old as it is, and still in use.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful views for the dead. The cemetery is located right off the ocean and the views are amazing. It's of course quiet and peaceful. I didn't pay to much attention to those famous people buried in the area. I wondered around and thought what a...More

Thank 774terrancej
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You may be wonder why people will visit a cemetery. It is a very nice and beautiful cemetery, near the ocean. I would say the dead lives in heaven.

Thank jlam29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a disappointment that our Celebrity Cruise Tour took us here. Why? An old grave yard with some so called important people placed there. There are more interesting things to see but these above the ground graves. The guide warned us not to sit...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent about an hour walking through this cemetery. The statuary is often beautifully sad and touching. The views are amazing. Be sure to walk back into the round building or chapel and the tombs near it. Wear appropriate shoes as the cemetery is uneven....More

Thank donOrlando
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this cemetary after a long walk from the bus terminal in August 2017. By the time I wandered through the narrow ground tunnel, I was melting faster than an ice cream cone. I thought perhaps I might end up being a permanent fixture...More

Thank M K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were visiting Castillo San Felipe del Morro and were surprised to have the bonus of this beautiful old cemetery right next door. The headstones were old and very elaborate. It overlooks the beach and is just a treasure!

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting to look around and the scenery is extraordinary. Some of the tombstones are absolute masterpieces, unique monuments and elaborate memorials. The setting is amazing, the sea on one side and the old fortress in the distance

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 17 August 2017

thi is aunique experience you will see all the modalities of burying since spanish colonial times from tombs of pirates etc

Thank Jose C
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Nelly M
25 April 2017|
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Response from 18alvinb | Reviewed this property |
I was just there in Feb of this year and did not call anyone and was just able to go by the see the location. I did also see private tours and you can also store.
Neva T
7 October 2015|
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Response from Sheri K | Reviewed this property |
it is right beside the Fort
6 August 2015|
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Response from Sheri K | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is a short walk from the terminal, however when we arrived by cruise ship, there was a shuttle bus that would take you to old town and the walk is only about 5 minutes.