104 Calle La Fortaleza

TripExpert Score based on reviews in 5 publications
  • 1063842
Badge 88


say expert reviewers

Top 1% in San Juan About the TripExpert Score

5 expert recommendations


Afar Magazine

One of the lookout towers of the old fort. Full review →



Sitting atop the fortified city walls overlooking the harbor, La Fortaleza was built between 1533 and 1540 as a fortress. Full review →

Proper attire is required: no sleeveless shirts or very short shorts.

Frommer's 35

The office and residence of the governor of Puerto Rico is the oldest executive mansion in continuous use in the Western Hemisphere. Full review →

Proper attire is required (informal okay).

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Guarded iron gates mark La Fortaleza, also known as El Palacio de Santa Catalina. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Tours of the building's first floor, including the chapel, dungeon, and the gardens, are given on a daily basis. Full review →

Special tours must be arranged in advance through a written request.

or use your email address:

Register Login

Already have an account?

Log in →
Forgot password?

Don't have an account yet?

Register →