|Fuerte San Felipe del Morro aka "El Morro"|
San Cristóbal Fort was El Morro's partner in the city's defense. Built in the 18th century, was considered the Gibraltar of the West Indies. San Cristobal was supported by a massive system of outworks which provided defense in depth and is is one of the largest defenses ever built in the Americas.
|Castillo San Cristobal entrance|
Open daily 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed New Years, Thanksgiving and Christmas days.
Guided tours Tue, Thu-Fri at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
$3, children under 15 are free. Visit both San Cristobal Fort and El Morro Fort for $5
Visit the U.S. National Park Service for more information.
Other forts in San Juan
The Fuerte San Gerónimo (San Gerónimo Fort) was built on the opposite end of San Juan to strengthen the city's defenses. The fort is located behind the Caribe Hilton Hotel, with small military museum in Puerta de Tierra.
|The Fuerte San Gerónimo|