Castillo de San Felipe del Morro

El Morro

In San Juan stands colossally Puerto Rico’s most well known landmark, El Morro. In the 16th century this citadel foundation was laid to protect the capital and the Spanish fleet from seaborne attacks. With Puerto Rico positioned at the Western edge of the Caribbean, San Juan was one of the key frontier outposts of Spain’s lands and a guardian of the West Indies. For first time visitors, this is a must see attraction. Its full name is the Castillo de San Felipe del Morro, and was named in honor of King…

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