The Fortress (La Fortaleza)

Calle Fortaleza & Calle Cristo
San Juan, 99 00982-0082- Map It
Phone: (787) 721-7000

AAA Editor Notes

The Fortress (La Fortaleza) is at the foot of Calle Fortaleza. The oldest executive mansion in the Western Hemisphere still in use, the Palacio de Santa Catalina has been the residence of more than 150 governors and the seat of Puerto Rico's government for more than 4 centuries. Tours through the gardens are offered; proper attire is required. Guided tours are available.
Hours: Guided 30-minute garden tours in English depart daily 9-4:30 from Fortaleza Street (lobby of Real Audiencia building). Closed major holidays.