St Augustine is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make St Augustine one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. St Augustine is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in St Augustine or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of St Augustine. Explore the historical monuments of St Augustine with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this St Augustine guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in St Augustine page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical St Augustine landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of St Augustine.
#1 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine | Added 7247 times in trip plans
1 S Castillo Dr, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States
08:45 am - 05:15 pm
The masons from Havana laboured to produce blocks to construct a monument. They baked oyster shells in kilns to produce a fine white powder called lime which was then mixed with sand and fresh water to produce mortar. After 23 years of hard labour, and sheer determination the Castillo de San Marcos was born.
The Castillo de San Marcos embodies the ...
#2 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine | Added 2874 times in trip plans
8635 A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080, United States
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
Spanish soldiers and the officer were on duty at the fort. Their goal was to guard the Matanzas Inlet, the southern mouth of the Matanzas River from the French or the British who would sneak up towards St. Augustine and use every means to enter the city from the rear. But in spite of their vigil, some 250 French troops did enter the dunes and were ...
#3 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine | Added 4138 times in trip plans
27 Ocean Ave, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
On September 8, 1565, Admiral Pedro Menendez de Aviles landed with a band of settlers to found St. Augustine. It was here that Menendez knelt to kiss a wooden cross presented to him by Father Francisco López de Mendoza Grajales, chaplain of his expedition. A formal Franciscan mission was founded near the city in 1587, perhaps the first missi...
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Saint Augustine, Florida
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The smell of the fresh aroma of coffee and the baker sweet smells buttery buns wafts through the air. It is so fresh and so distinct; you can almost taste it when walking by. Look through the smooth glass windows and be enchanted by the stained glass art peeking out through every corner of the shop. Walk down the road and be enthralled by the varie...
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1340C A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080, United States
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Enjoy a live production, immerse yourself in the festivals and relax with a cool drink. Marvel at the passion and delivery as world renowned artists bring to life the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. This diverse music venue had concerts hosted by Dylan, Ringo Star and Bonnie Raitt.
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is a venue for outdoor concerts and othe...
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Saint Augustine, FL
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
An African slave was a prize of war and his or her journey in life was servitude. A weak tribe would honour a powerful tribe by giving away their people as slaves. Or local traders would kidnap people and send them off to be sold. The African interior was riddled with disease, the natives were often hostile and the land uncharted. The Europeans pre...
#7 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine | Added 2923 times in trip plans
149 Cordova St, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Imagine walking into a large garden and discovering nine historic homes. Which should you visit first? You have been told that 400 years of history is behind these houses yet each is unique in shape and structure and holds a rich collection of ornaments, antiques, and fine art displays. This is the Dow Museum of Historic Houses.
The Dow Museum is a...
#8 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine | Added 2784 times in trip plans
11 Magnolia Avenue St. Augustine, Florida USA
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Spanish Explorer Juan Ponce de Leon went off to search the fountain of youth in the 16th century. His discovery in 1953 led him to what is now called Florida. The mystical waters came a freshwater spring, and he was truly happy to have found this fountain. However in 1904 Luella Day McConnell sat by the fountain and captivated visitors with fables ...
#9 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine | Added 1378 times in trip plans
Saint Augustine, FL
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Fort Menendez is big and bold, offering opportunities for every level of adventure and excitement. It is easy to find your comfort zone in the activities they provide and you don’t have to any experience to join in the fun. Fort Menendez is a hands-on, interactive experience for all ages. Discover a New World of amusement at Fort Menendez.
#10 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine | Added 2551 times in trip plans
33 St George St, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Discover the place where the Nation’s Oldest City was born. Stroll atop stone ramparts and medieval gateways, disappearing inside the walls. Experience the Historical Adventure Tour as you meander down cobblestone streets echoing with sounds of three centuries. Explore the various attractions which give you an insight as to how life was led d...
#11 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine | Added 1602 times in trip plans
32 Sevilla St, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States
08:30 am - 08:00 pm
Embrace God and get your life back on track. Discover the joy of being in the moment. Yesterday was gorgeous, today is gallant and tomorrow will be dazzling. Experience the light which shines like a beacon on the church, beacon of hope. Breathe in courage and be guided by God. At the Memorial Presbyterian Church, they put their Christian faith into...
#12 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine | Added 1172 times in trip plans
3 Aviles St, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The first surgeon in the 18th century Spanish world wanted to eliminate that which was unessential, bring back that which was dislocated, separate that which was joint and seam that which was divided. He wanted to repair the defects of Nature. But he was incapable of overcoming the three main obstacles: bleeding, pain and infection. Soon he transfo...
#13 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine | Added 1471 times in trip plans
167 San Marco Ave, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States
08:30 am - 04:30 pm
Life in prison was made more unpleasant by such hard labour tasks as turning the crank machine, shot drill or climbing the tread wheel. It was thought that these useless and often exhausting activities would act as a preventive and discourage prisoners from committing further crimes on their release. To make life less comfortable, iron beds were in...
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38 Cathedral Place, 35 Treasury St. Saint Augustine, Florida 32084
07:00 am - 05:00 pm
It was the Age of Discovery sailors and explorers of the Spanish Empire, sailed beyond Europe to the Americas and Asia, capturing territory and opening trade routes. In the mid 1560’s the first colony that was founded in St. Augustine stayed. The Spanish settlers began to establish a Catholic Church. They were intensely religious and complete...
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City Walks & Tour Saint Augustine Inc., 4 Granada Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
07:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Whispers move through the road, feel the vibration of history under your feet as you make your way down timeless streets guided only by a lantern. Stories of Ghosts and Legends, Pirate Raids, Plunders, and Unsolved Murders plague the street in St. Augustine and it is all real. The town’s bloody past come to life as you venture down the unendi...