Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery, San Juan

Wander through Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery, a final resting place of many prominent Puerto Ricans. Established in 1863 and named after Saint Maria Magdalena de Pazzi, the colonial-era cemetery is situated in the old part of town beside the city's landmark fortress. Surrounded by the tall fort walls and overlooking the Atlantic, the cemetery offers expansive ocean views. Roam the grounds and explore marble tombs, mausoleums, and ornate headstones, many belonging to notable local politicians, writers, and artists. Plan to see Santa Maria Magdalena de Pazzis Cemetery and other attractions that appeal to you using our San Juan trip itinerary builder app .
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  • Went for morning walk of Old San Juan city. Visited the Santa Maria Magdalena Cemetery by the sea side before the El Morro fortress.  more »
  • I visit PR every year and there is STILL something new to see every time I come. Although I didn't do a tour of the cemetery, my husband was able to capture some beautiful pictures with El Moro in the...  more »
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  • It right next to Castillo San Felipe and it is free. It’s hard to find shade here so best to go either early or near the evening.
  • It's reallt hard to give an opinion of cementary. However, if u good some free time and u are around you should go there.
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