Castillo de San Cristobal

Top 1% of attractions in San Juan
8 / 10

5 expert reviews

“Castillo de San Cristóbal in old San Juan: Don't miss the opportunity to visit a piece of history standing over 500 years. Walk, marvel, inhale, and continue... Repeat...”

– Afar Magazine

Concierge Concierge
"The trompe l'oeil painting lining the inside of the dome makes the Catedral de San Juan Bautista worth a peek."
Frommer's Frommer's
"Its walls rise more than 150 feet (46m) above the sea—a marvel of military engineering." Full review
Be sure to see the Garita del Diablo (the Devil's Sentry Box)
Fodor's Fodor's
"San Cristóbal was known in the 17th and 18th centuries as the Gibraltar of the West Indies." Full review
U.S. News & World Report U.S. News & World Report
"Fort San Cristóbal's 27 acres were built to protect the city of Old San Juan from land attacks...recent visitors are equally amazed by the majesty and significant history of the site." Full review