Watch your step and your children as you explore the ramparts, stairways, and tunnels of the fortifications of Old San Juan. These ancient, weathered surfaces are rugged and uneven, and frequent passing tropical rain showers can make them wet and slippery. Good sturdy footwear will make your visit safer and more pleasant. The tropical sun is strong and we recommend that you wear a hat during your stay in Old San Juan.
To prevent falls and injuries, keep your children from climbing on cannon ball pyramids and cannons. Also keep youngsters away from the edges of the steep walls. Food and drinks are not permitted inside the fortifications . Smoking is also prohibited.
Look for this safety signs.
Did You Know?
The earliest fortification of San Juan NHS, Castillo San Felipe del Morro was begun in 1539, 68 years before the First English Settlement in Jamestown.