Great Architecture in Puerto Rico

Old San Juan Balcones

Strolling down the streets of old San Juan, Puerto Rico, you are transported back to the time of the conquistadors and the architecture of Andalusia in southern Spain. San Juan was Spain’s major center of commerce and military power in the Caribbean for almost four centuries.  It was the last safe port for the galleons headed back to Spain laden with gold, and the main re-supply port of ships entering from Europe. The city’s military heritage is displayed in several architectural treasures. The El Morro Fortress—The El Morro stands guard…

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