• Soldiers marching to the entrance of Castillo San Felipe del Morro

    San Juan

    National Historic Site Puerto Rico

Park Statistics



VISITATION

Total Recreation Visits for FY 2013- 1,328,801

Total Recreation Visits for FY 2012- 1,279,814

Total Recreation Visits for FY 2011- 1,229,590

Did You Know?

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Three lighthouses have stood on El Morro's 6th level in its long history. The first one was built in 1846. A second one replaced it in 1872. It took a direct hit during the 1898 bombardment by Sampson's US fleet, but the brick foundation was salvaged in 1909 to erect the lighthouse in use today.