Castillo de San Marcos
81 locals recommend ·
About this place
A monument not only of stone and mortar but of human determination and endurance, the Castillo de San Marcos symbolizes the clash between cultures which ultimately resulted in our uniquely unified nation.
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The fort was built in the 1600's. It is open daily. There is a small fee, but it is well worth it. There are cannon firings scheduled daily. incredible views of the harbor and the Bridge of Lions and even the Old City.
Some of the most fascinating history of St. Augustine. This is a must-do if you're interested in history. If you're not interested in history, go for the sights or have a picnic on the fort lawn.
Great re-enactment of cannons being fired and stories of Spanish conquest and settlement in Florida.
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