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Lies on the northwestern-most point of the islet of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Named in honor of King Philip II of Spain, the fortification, also referred to as el Morro or promontory, was designed to guard the entrance to the San Juan Bay, and defend the city of Old San Juan from seaborne enemies. In 1983, during the Reagan Administration, the castillo was declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations in conjunction with the San Juan National Historic Site.

Lies on the northwestern-most point of the islet of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Named in honor of King Philip II of Spain, the fortification, also referred to as el Morro or promontory, was designed to guard the entrance to the San Juan Bay, and defend the city of Old San Juan from seaborne enemies. In 1983, during the Reagan Administration, the castillo was declared a World Heritage Site by the United Nations in conjunction with the San Juan National Historic Site.

Steep ramp leads to historic entrance to fort. San Juan National Historic Site Puerto Rico

Steep ramp leads to historic entrance to fort. San Juan National Historic Site Puerto Rico

Garita del Diablo, Fuerte de San Cristobal, Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Garita del Diablo, Fuerte de San Cristobal, Viejo San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico www.flyeattravel.com

Puerto Rico www.flyeattravel.com

University of Puerto Rico General Studies Building / Toro Ferrer Arquitectos | ArchDaily

University of Puerto Rico General Studies Building / Toro Ferrer Arquitectos

University of Puerto Rico General Studies Building / Toro Ferrer Arquitectos | ArchDaily

Casa Blanca-San Juan home of the Ponce de Leon family

Casa Blanca-San Juan home of the Ponce de Leon family

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