La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina, San Juan

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Built between 1533 and 1540 as a fortress, the World Heritage-listed La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina remains the home of Puerto Rico's governor and represents one of the oldest executive mansions in the Americas. Take a guided tour to see simply yet tastefully decorated rooms and halls. Walk through the luscious gardens, which feature mosaic decorations and vistas spreading across the harbor and the old walls. Our San Juan trip itinerary maker app makes visiting La Fortaleza - Palacio de Santa Catalina and other San Juan attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • La Fortaleza is located at Recinto Oeste Street, adjacent from another side to the San Juan Gate. Free weekly guided tours from 9am to 4pm except holidays offer a great view of the place and the garde...  more »
  • It is a very nice place and full of history, has guided tours in Spanish and English, it is totally free, and you sign up a few steps from the palace, stunning gardens and housing place below the governors of this island of charm!
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