16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Defender of San Juan

Castillo San Felipe del Morro is named in honor of King Philip II of Spain.The fortification, also referred to as el Morro or 'the promontory,' was designed to guard the entrance to the San Juan Bay, and defend the Spanish colonial port city of San Juan from seaborne enemies.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2018
Photo Location: San Juan, PR, United States of America
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Stephen Symes