San Juan de Ulua Fortress of Veracruz Skip-the-Line Ticket

San Juan de Ulua Fortress of Veracruz Skip-the-Line Ticket

The Military Fort of San Juan de Ulua is one of the most important historical monuments of the city built on an islet to protect ships from bad weather and to defend the port from attacks by pirates and freebooters, over time it became the fortress that housed contingents and later it was a prison.

Currently, it was reopened as the Veracruz Archaeological Museum, where archaeological pieces from the Gulf of Mexico region are gathered, in addition to knowing the history of the Fort, during your visit you can also tour and learn about the architecture of this important monument.

San Juan de Ulua is the name of a small island in Mexico where the old fortress and the former port (with the same name) are located. The construction of the fortress was planned by the Spaniards under the command of Hernan Cortés on April 22, 1519, in the context of the conquest of America and the pirate and corsair attacks of the time against Spain.

Visit: Fortaleza San Juan de Ulua, Camino Escénico a San Juan de Ulúa S/N, Veracruz 91891 Mexico

The fortress of San Juan de Ulua is a large complex of fortresses, prisons, and one former palace. It is one of the first bastions in Mexico, whose walls and history you will love to visit in Veracruz

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio: Basic
1/1/2024 - 6/27/2025
Tuesday : 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Wednesday : 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Friday : 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Saturday : 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM

Duración: 1 To 4 Hours
Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
  • Entry/Admission - Fortaleza San Juan de Ulua

No Incluye

  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Taxes and other payments
  • Food and drinks


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