El Morro, San Juan

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    El Morro

    by el_ruso Written Mar 10, 2005

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    El Morro is the largest surviving fort in San Juan. It is a magnificent structure, that has survived invasions, earthquakes and centuries remarkabley well.

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    El Morro

    by laosa13 Written Jan 24, 2004

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    El Morro is an amazing fort facing the water in Old San Juan, Some parts of the Fort date back from the 1500s.

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    Castille de San Fillipe Del Morro

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Dec 20, 2008

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    This fort protects San Juan bay. It is now a historic site run by the National Park Service. If you plan to visit only one site in old San Juan, this should be it.

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    • Archeology

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    by ets Written Mar 30, 2004

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    storming El Morro

    Other colonial powers such as the English and the Dutch tried to storm the walls of El Morro with a frontal attack. They were all beaten back by the Spanish garrison.

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    Castillo San Felipe del Morro...

    by John_P_LSU Written Sep 12, 2002

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    Castillo San Felipe del Morro (more commonly known as El Morro)
    One of the best forts in the Americas.

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    Visit the old Spanish fort in...

    by Ky_Happy_Dad Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Visit the old Spanish fort in old San Juan. It has a long history dating back to colonial times by the Spanish government and also saw action during the Spanish American War.

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