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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  • This cemetery is old fashioned with its tombstones and graves. It is such a nice site which abuts El Morro. It is near La Perla, as well. It is free, and there are many stray animals, such as cats...  more »
  • Worth visiting. Fascinating location with some dramatic tombs and memorials, mixed in with deserted spaces. Lots of historical graves of major figures in Puerto Rican history. Located next to/below.....  more »
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  • Hey must stop for the quintessential view from the point of Old San Juan. There's a beautiful cemetery here. You'll find children flying kites because of the beautiful breeze. Not a lot of place to take refuge from the Sun, however. Other museums and beautiful architecture surround this beautiful area.
  • Very well maintained and the architecture is so attractive and entertaining
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