San Cristobal Fort, San Juan

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    Castillo de San Cristóbal

    by pecaspeca Updated Jul 3, 2005

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    San Crist��bal

    San Cristóbal Fort was built to protect San Juan from attack by sea. Along with El Morro, San Cristóbal Fort has been designated a National Historic Site and is part of a World Heritage Site.It is administered by the U.S. National Park Service. Open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

    El Fuerte San Cristóbal fue construído para proteger a San Juan de ataques por mar. Al igual que El Morro, el Fuerte San Cristóbal ha sido designado como Legado Histórico Nacional y es parte del “World Heritage Site”.

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    An Old Fort

    by seagoingJLW Written Jan 1, 2005

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    Old Fort

    We walked through Fort San Cristobal. It was similar to the fort in Acapulco. This is one of the largest fortresses ever built in the Americas. built in 1634, the fort was redesigned in the 19th century. It is attached to El Morro by walls filled with cannon firing positions.

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    Going back in time.

    by crazygal59 Written Feb 10, 2007

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    Make sure you visit this fort with it's many corriders and rooms filled with old photos and costumes etc.

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    Not quite as big as El Morro, but impressive

    by mikeayers Written Apr 22, 2005

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    You can easily see El Morro and San Cristobal in the same afternoon. It's right along the northern part of Old San Juan.

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    San Cristobal Fort

    by Jim_Eliason Updated Feb 22, 2005

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    This fort was built after El Morro and San Juan was succesfully captured via a land invasion from Condado. This fort is huge!

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