Fortress Morro & Walls of San Juan Photos

San Juan, Puerto Rico is a seaport protected by fortresses & walls. Castillo San Felipe del Morro (Morro Fortress) (1540-1786) was built by the Spanish. The fortress & the promenade along the city walls are Unesco Heritage Sites & are run by the U.S. National Park Service.

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Sentry box on Castillo San Felipe del Morro. San Juan, PR.Lighthouse on Morro Fortress. San Juan, PR.Castillo San Felipe del Morro entrance. San Juan, PR.Morro Fortress lion crest over entrance. San Juan, PR.
Sentry box on Castillo San Felipe del Morro (Unesco Heritage Site). San Juan, PR.Lighthouse (1908) on Morro Fortress. San Juan, PR.Castillo San Felipe del Morro (Morro Fortress) (1540-1786) entrance. San Juan, PR.Morro Fortress lion crest over entrance. San Juan, PR.
Morro Fortress neoclassical portal. San Juan, PR.Lighthouse on Morro Fortress built by US military. San Juan, PR.Narrow entrance channel of San Juan harbor seen from Morro Fortress. San Juan, PR.Old San Juan town, harbor & Morro Fortress from air. San Juan, PR.
Morro Fortress neoclassical portal. San Juan, PR.Lighthouse (1908) on Morro Fortress built by US military. San Juan, PR.Narrow entrance channel of San Juan harbor seen from Morro Fortress. San Juan, PR.Old San Juan town, harbor & Morro Fortress from air. San Juan, PR.
San Juan harbor channel & Morro Fortress batteries. San Juan, PR.Morro Fortress firing steps run by US National Park Service. San Juan, PR.Morro Fortress canon emplacements used through WW II. San Juan, PR.Morro Fortress canon. San Juan, PR.
San Juan harbor channel & Morro Fortress batteries. San Juan, PR.Morro Fortress firing steps run by US National Park Service. San Juan, PR.Morro Fortress canon emplacements used through WW II. San Juan, PR.Morro Fortress canon. San Juan, PR.
Royal Tern flies off Morro Fortress. San Juan, PR.Lighthouse on Morro Fortress shines at dusk. San Juan, PR.San Juan harbor channel at dusk. San Juan, PR.San Juan harbor channel at sunset. San Juan, PR.
Royal Tern flies off Morro Fortress. San Juan, PR.Lighthouse on Morro Fortress shines at dusk. San Juan, PR.San Juan harbor channel at dusk. San Juan, PR.San Juan harbor channel at sunset. San Juan, PR.
San Juan harbor at sunset. San Juan, PR.Barge in San Juan harbor channel at sunset. San Juan, PR.Tanker sails out of San Juan harbor past city walls linear park & walkway. San Juan, PR.San Juan city walls begun in 1539 & promenade run by NPS. San Juan, PR.
San Juan harbor at sunset. San Juan, PR.Barge in San Juan harbor channel at sunset. San Juan, PR.Tanker sails out of San Juan harbor past city walls linear park & walkway. San Juan, PR.San Juan city walls (La Muralla) begun in 1539 & promenade run by NPS. San Juan, PR.
Sentry box on San Juan city walls which were built over 150 years. San Juan, PR.Sentry box towers over people strolling along San Juan city walls. San Juan, PR.San Juan city walls dwarf Casa Rosa. San Juan, PR.San Juan Gate , once main entrance to city from harbor. San Juan, PR.
Sentry box on San Juan city walls which were built over 150 years. San Juan, PR.Sentry box towers over people strolling along San Juan city walls. San Juan, PR.San Juan city walls dwarf Casa Rosa (1812). San Juan, PR.San Juan Gate (1639), once main entrance to city from harbor. San Juan, PR.
Morro Fortress. San Juan, PR.Open fields leave invaders vulnerable outside Morro Fortress. San Juan, PR.Fields around Morro Fortress used by kite flyers. San Juan, PR.San Juan cemetery below Morro Fortress. San Juan, PR.
Morro Fortress. San Juan, PR.Open fields leave invaders vulnerable outside Morro Fortress. San Juan, PR.Fields around Morro Fortress used by kite flyers. San Juan, PR.San Juan cemetery below Morro Fortress. San Juan, PR.
Rotunda centerpiece of San Juan cemetery. San Juan, PR.Crypts at edge of sea in San Juan cemetery. San Juan, PR.Rotunda centerpiece of San Juan cemetery at dusk. San Juan, PR.Colored buildings of Old San Juan opposite Morro fortress. San Juan, PR.
Rotunda centerpiece of San Juan cemetery. San Juan, PR.Crypts at edge of sea in San Juan cemetery. San Juan, PR.Rotunda centerpiece of San Juan cemetery at dusk. San Juan, PR.Colored buildings of Old San Juan opposite Morro fortress. San Juan, PR.

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