Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in St Augustine

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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Let's witness the history of St Augustine with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Castillo De San Marcos

    #1 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    Castillo De San Marcos

    Tags: History Museum, Castle, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: 1 S Castillo Dr, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States

    Timings: 08:45 am - 05:15 pm Details

    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 t...Read more

  2. St George Street

    #2 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    St George Street

    Tags: Walking Area, Cafe, Restaurant, Streets

    Address: Saint Augustine, Florida

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 g...Read more

  3. St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    #3 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    St. Augustine Amphitheatre

    Tags: Art And Culture, Entertainment, Performance, Concert

    Address: 1340C A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  4. Mission Of Nombre De Dios

    #4 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    Mission Of Nombre De Dios

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Religious Site, Statue

    Address: 27 Ocean Ave, St. Augustine, Florida 32084

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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 Francisc...Read more

  5. Fort Mose

    #5 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    Fort Mose

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, History Museum, Historical Site

    Address: Saint Augustine, FL

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  6. Dow Museum Of Historic Houses

    #6 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    Dow Museum Of Historic Houses

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Garden, Historical Site

    Address: 149 Cordova St, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 a...Read more

  7. Fort Menendez

    #7 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    Fort Menendez

    Tags: Art And Culture, Architecture , Fort

    Address: Saint Augustine, FL

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    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 e...Read more

  8. Fountain Of Youth Archaeological Park

    #8 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    Fountain Of Youth Archaeological Park

    Tags: Garden, Park, Archaeological Site , Fountain

    Address: 11 Magnolia Avenue St. Augustine, Florida USA

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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 spr...Read more

  9. Memorial Presbyterian Church

    #9 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    Memorial Presbyterian Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Observatory, Educational Site

    Address: 32 Sevilla St, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States

    Timings: 08:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

    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 b...Read more

  10. Spanish Military Hospital Museum

    #10 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    Spanish Military Hospital Museum

    Tags: Museum, Military Museum, Observatory, Educational Site

    Address: 3 Aviles St, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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....Read more

  11. Authentic Old Jail

    #11 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    Authentic Old Jail

    Tags: Observatory, Educational Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: 167 San Marco Ave, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    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 activitie...Read more

  12. Basilica Cathedral

    #12 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    Basilica Cathedral

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Observatory, Educational Site

    Address: 38 Cathedral Place, 35 Treasury St. Saint Augustine, Florida 32084

    Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    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 ...Read more

  13. History, Mystery, Mayhem, And Murder

    #13 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    History, Mystery, Mayhem, And  Murder

    Tags: Outdoors, Landmark, Observatory, Tour

    Address: City Walks & Tour Saint Augustine Inc., 4 Granada Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084

    Timings: 07:30 pm - 11:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  14. Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse

    #14 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse

    Tags: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Historical Site, Entertainment

    Address: 14 St George St, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A fruitful pecan tree stands protecting the Oldest Wooden School House for the last 250 years. The roll call handing on the door beckons you in. Enter the oldest school house at St. Augustine and reve...Read more

  15. St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine

    #15 of 18 Historical Places in St Augustine
    St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine

    Tags: Museum, Observatory, Educational Site, Historical Site

    Address: 41 St. George St, Saint Augustine, FL 32085-1960

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Tucked away in a corner of St. George Street is a hidden gem radiating light and welcoming people from all walks of life to enter and be blessed. The St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine, an est...Read more

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    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

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