Sentry Box on Curtain Wall at El Morro in San Juan, Puerto Rico

To fully appreciate the magnitude of Castillo San Felipe del Morro, stand next to it and look up. The masonry averages 18 feet thick. The curtain walls reach a height of 60 feet. And at every corner is a sentry box (garita) where armed soldiers watched for approaching intruders. Now breathe deep and be thankful you do not have orders to attack this impenetrable defense.


El Morro, Calle del Morro, San Juan, 00901, Puerto Rico


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