Historical Places

32 records found.
House of Spain

Puerto Rican architect Pedro de Castro designed the Casa de España building in 1932 for a privite civic and cultural organization composed of Spanish citizens living in Puerto Rico. ...

  • San Juan
La Fortaleza

La Fortaleza was the first fortification built in San Juan harbor. Constructed between 1533 and 1540, the original fort consisted of a circular tower and four massive stone walls. ...

  • San Juan
San Cristóbal Fort

Completed in 1771, this castle was designed to protect the city from land invasions. ...

  • San Juan
San Felipe del Morro Castle (El Morro)

The most iconic historical location on the Island, the Castillo San Felipe del Morro also known as Fort San Felipe del Morro or Morro Castle, is a 16th-century citadel located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. ...

  • San Juan
  • Location has beachside properties or has access to a beachLocation has scenic / panoramic view
San Gerónimo of Boquerón Small Fortress

Small fortification located on an islet near the San Juan bay. ...

  • San Juan
San Gerónimo Powder House

The Polvorín de San Gerónimo (San Geronimo Powderhouse) is one of four gunpowder and ammunition storage buildings the Spanish built in the 18th century as part of San Juan's defensive system. ...

  • San Juan
San Juan National Historic Site

San Juan National Historic Site, administered by the National Park Service, includes forts, bastions, powder houses, walls and El Cañuelo Fort, also called San Juan de la Cruz--defensive fortifications that once surrounded the old, colonial portion of San Juan. ...

  • San Juan
Parroquia del Espíritu Santo y San Patricio

Loiza parish's Parroquia del Espíritu Santo y San Patricio represents an ethically distinct community characterized by a rich Afro-Hispanic cultural and folk craft tradition. ...

  • Loíza
Guajataca Tunnel

Tunnel constructed in 1911 serving the sugar cane plantations of the area. The south portion of the tunnel connects to Pastillo Beach. ...

  • Isabela
  • Location has beachside properties or has access to a beachLocation has scenic / panoramic view
Caparra Ruins

Spanish settlers called Caparra, the island's first capital, La Ciudad de Puerto Rico (the city of Puerto Rico). ...

  • Guaynabo