So much history here! The ancient forts, castle and arsenal protecting this original city. They're still in great shape and being restored when they can be.
About El Arsenal
An easy walk along the ocean taking you back through history. There are many spots to sit in the shade while taking in the awesome views!
I didn't realize I had walked along a TripAdvisor attraction. There are no guides there asking for money to tell you the history. There are many such undiscovered places in Old San Juan. Toss the map and let your feet and imagination take you on...More
This was the last place in the Americas where the imperial Spanish flag flew. After the United States invaded Puerto Rico on 1898 and the Island was ceded to the US as part of the Treaty of Paris, thus ending the Spanish American War, the...More
The Arsenal is an historic place which deserves a visit. The San Juan Bay view is breathtaking. Have your camera ready for a ton of photos.