Between the 16th and 20th centuries, a series of defensive structures was built at this strategic point in the Caribbean Sea to protect the city and the Bay of San Juan. They represent a fine display of European military architecture adapted to harbour sites on the American continent.

- UNESCO (CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0)

3 sites in this World Heritage

  • La Fortaleza and San Juan NHS
  • Fort San Juan de la Cruz
  • Bastion de las Palmas

La Fortaleza and San Juan NHS

Fort San Juan de la Cruz

Bastion de las Palmas

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DATA

Region
North America
Country
USA 
Category
Cultural
Name
La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico
Selection Criteria (?)
(vi)
Year of Registered
1983
Keyword
National Park, Park, Registered in 1983