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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  • If you are at the fort it is a short walk down a tunnel and you end up in the heart of the cemetery. The headstones date back to the 1400's  more »
  • I'm just overwhelmed by its beauty. The vivid contrast between the blue of the sea and the architecture is amazing. I want to go again.
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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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