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Address: | Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
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Amazing Sight

Well what an amazing old cathedral set in plaza containing other amazing buildings. Good photo opportunities and again well worth the visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Well what an amazing old cathedral set in plaza containing other amazing buildings. Good photo opportunities and again well worth the visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

a nice place to walk around and see the cathedral with its bell tower, it has a good atmosphere and the locals gather there

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely square. The church was not open when I visited (in fact most churches were not open in Cuba). Be aware that if you take a picture of any of the characters, sellers or items being sold you will be asked to pay for the privilege. It is best to not get into a argument. Ask first.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is in Old Havana and is a very pretty area. Don't go simply for the Catedral though as it is not large. If you go to the area, go to see the whole of the location and don't expect to compare it to the enormous and ancient monuments in Europe. It isn't the same, but it is an impressive... More 

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Reading, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Visit the camera obscura on the opposite corner. The cathedral was interesting but nit stunning. The restaurant overpriced

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This plaza has a very nice cathedral and it's featured in many of the paintings of Bedeguita del Mundo (which is just down the street from it). It's renovated and very nice and spacious, beautiful architecture.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Plaza de la Catedral was the least impressive of the 4 plazas in Habana Vieja. The cathedral is beautiful, but closed. There is not much in this square to see or do. There is a restaurant, which seemed full of a group tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Plaza de la catedral is without any doubt an icon in old havana. If you travel to this city you must not leave without visiting it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Amazing square. Pay the $1 CUC and go up the bell tower. Follow Calle Mercaderes down to the Plaza Vieja.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

While walking to La Bodeguita del Medio, we passed through the Cathedral Plaza. We got there in the evening while it had started to rain so the crowd was thin. The Cathedral architecture was beautiful. The plaza & surrounding buildings give you a feel of being in a European plaza ...as was the layout back in colonial times. The plaza... More 

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