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One of the most haunted places to visit in St. Augustine is the Castillo de San Marcos, the fort in St. Augustine FL. The Castillo de San Marcos is a beautiful, historic landmark, a favorite haunted place to visit in St. Augustine, is the most loved tourist attraction in St. Augustine, as it has stood for over 300 years and has been the scene of many bloody battles. Many say the Castillo de San Marcos, Fort in St. Augustine, is haunted by several ghosts, as it has been the scene of horrific violene over the years. People come from all over America to visit this place to visit in St. Augustine called Castillo de San Marcos.

If you plan to visit the Castillo de San Marcos (sometimes called the Castillo St. Augustine), bring your camera or video camera, and you might capture the image of a ghost. Many tourists have visual proof of ghostly encounters at this tourist atttraction in St. Augustine FL. The Castillo St. Augustine, a gigantic Fort in St. Augustine, is open to the public and is one of the most visited tourist attractions in St. Augustine FL. Take your family inside the walls of the gigantic Castillo de San Marcos fort in St. Augustine and relive the centuries of bloody battles and possibly come face to face with one of the many ghosts that haunts there. Of all the St. Augustine tourist attractions you could visit, this one will be one of your favorite things to do in St. Augustine FL. Over 300 years of violent, bloody history await you as you explore one of the best things to do in St. Augustine FL.

1 South Castillo Dr.
St. Augustine, FL  32084
904-829-6506
Castillo de San Marcos
Open daily: 9am - 5pm
Haunted fort in St. Augustine

The Castillo de San Marcos is America’s only true medieval structure. The Spanish began construction in 1672, and it took 23 years to complete. It was constructed from coquina, an indigenous composition of bonded shells that can easily absorb the impact of a cannonball.

Throughout its long history, the Castillo de San Marcos has seen many bloody battles fought and many people lose their lives. As a result, it is now the haunting ground for a number of ghosts. They say if you place your ear on any wall of the fort, you can hear screams and sounds of fighting as though there is a battle being fought. There are reports of orb sightings, phantom smells, feelings of dread and wandering cold spots throughout the fort and surrounding property. Many people have captured ghostly images on their cameras and heard voices of the long dead recorded on their vacation videos.

Several people have reported seeing a soldier in the garb of a conquistador patrolling the top of the Castillo at night, long after the area has been cleared and closed for the day. More people have told stories of seeing and speaking to a young man dressed in like a British soldier, searching the area near the sea wall. He tells people he is searching for a ring he lost. Most people assume he is one of the many reenactors that wander the city until he vanishes before their eyes.

Haunted fort in St. Augustine
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This article was contributed by in November 2012 and updated in May 2014. It has been viewed 10,122 times.

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