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 next to the Fort San Filepe and is very well cared for. Such a beautiful resting place for loved ones. We've never walked through it but stood from afar admiring it. I have seen other...  more »
  • We had downloaded a gps walking tour of Old San Juan and this was on it, very pretty area, just like the pictures.  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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