The historic site of San Juan, which was built on the northeastern coast of Puerto Rico in 1511 as a military fortification to protect the West Indies and the Spanish Empire, includes fortresses, outlying positions, ammunition depots, walls and moats. After that, the island of Puerto Rico was extended and reinforced for centuries to prevent foreign aggression. The USA defeated Spain in the 1898 American-Western War.
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Speaking of revisiting the old place, San Juan really revisited the old place. I didn't feel any changes in this historical Caribbean city. Five years have been a flash for the ancient city. The old castle facing the wind and listening to the sea, the colorful old city, the memory and time slowly pass on the bluestone slabs of the old city with the footsteps
San Juan is an American territory. Because of the importance of its strategic position, heavy soldiers were stationed here. San Juan is now just a peaceful territory. The peaceful beauty from the photos is the scars of history.
The ruins of Puerto Rico’s National Historical Memorial Castle, also known as the Morro Fortress (castle), was built in 1539 when pirates were rampant. The Spanish merchant fleet used this as a base. The fortress has experienced many wars and has undergone several restorations. , Selected into the World Cultural Heritage List in 1983. This is one of the must-see attractions to visit. It is a Spanish-style fortress in San Juan. It is built by the sea. The plot has a history of about 500 years. It is mainly used to resist sea and ground attacks. This is also Spain The largest defensive facility built by people here. The castle successfully resisted the invasion of the British and Dutch. The scenery is beautiful. It overlooks the entire Old San Juan city and the coastline from a height. It is refreshing and refreshing. Looking at the distance, the blue sea level of the sky and the earth seems to be heard again. The rumble of cannons, and the faint pirate fleet. You can spend a day in the castle, or spend a day of stay, blowing the sea breeze. This is the best place to take pictures. The years have left countless mottled marks on the walls, rusty cannons, and narrowly wrapped in the distance. The blue water of the huge waves makes it easy for people to enter the misty time and space tunnel. See the world freely
It’s really nice here. There are two big castles. The bell-shaped small attic is a feature here. Also, I heard that there are many cats. Some streets are paved with blue stones and are very beautiful. Here you can take a free car tour. In the urban area, you can take buses 53, 21, 75 minutes per person.
History stands in front of you for you to enjoy! You don’t have to walk into the fortress to enjoy many attractions. The inside and outside of the fort is well worth your time, and it is very convenient to go. First take the free golf cart to find the tram to the fort (often stopping at the main bus terminal), which is very suitable for families.