Paseo De Morro

Located at the San Juan National Historic Site, Paseo de Morro is a trail that surrounds the city of Old San Juan, a path that directly corresponds with the masonry walls. Guests are welcome to walk the trail to learn more about the history of Old San Juan.

Offerings

Paseo del Morro is located along the masonry walls and at once time served as the maintenance road for the west section of the city wall. Today, it is a National Recreational Trail and runs from the San Juan Gate to Castillo San Felipe del Morro. Those that walk the trail will be treated to a view of the Atlantic Ocean.

Staying Close

Old San Juan is a good option for those wishing to visit Paseo De Morro, since travelers to this part of Puerto Rico will be pleased to have convenient access to the historical site during their time there. While this location isn't a massive tourist destination, you will still find a reasonably good selection of lodging options to pick from.

Hotels near Paseo De Morro
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Villa Herencia B & B -- --
The Caleta Guesthouse Hotel -- --
Hotel El Convento Hotel 0.1 mi. (0.2 km) ENE
CasaBlanca Hotel Hotel -- --
Hotel Plaza de Armas Old San Juan Hotel 0.2 mi. (0.1 km) E
Tree House in San Juan Hostel -- --
The Gallery Inn Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.3 km) NE

Location and What's Nearby

There are multitudes of restaurants to pick from in the neighborhood around this historical site. Cafe Bohemio is a wonderful location to have a bite to eat on your way to your day at Paseo De Morro, and offers convenient access to it. El Picoteo and Patio del Nispero are some of the other refreshment choices nearby. At Patio del Nispero you and your group should be sure to sample eclectic dishes and enjoy the Puerto Rico scene.

Information

Operating Hours

San Juan National Historic Site, which encompasses the trail, is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Payment

While there is no official cost to walk the trail, the cost to visit the surrounding forts is $3(USD) per fort, or $5(USD) for both. This price is for adults 16 and up, those aged 15 and under are free. It is also important to be aware that parking is free for one hour, but will cost $2(USD) per each additional hour.

Contact Information

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Website: http://www.nps.gov/saju/planyourvisit/paseomorro.htm

 

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