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Address: | Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
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Great for watching the world go by,

a stunning little square with some great little bars nearby -- quite a few have live music and good food. Great place to spend a few hours watching the world go by.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

a stunning little square with some great little bars nearby -- quite a few have live music and good food. Great place to spend a few hours watching the world go by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is one of the prettiest squares in Cuba. The Cathedral is worth a quick visit and the square is ancient and has lots of shady areas and steps if you need a little rest. This is also where you can post your post cards, which you can buy in one of the many souvenir shops near the square. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It´s a small place surround by some old buildings and the church that is the most impressive building of the área.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It's a unique, beautiful place, very romantic, in Havana Vieja with marvellous buildings of the 18th century all around and the Catedral San Cristobal. We had dinner at the PATIO restaurant in one of the old palaces of the square with good food, fantastic daiquiri and a view to the square. Best time to visit the square is a night,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Plaza de la Catedral is in the old Havana area, a square plaza surrounded by the beautiful baroque Cathedral de San Cristobal and other beautiful colonial buildings. Adjacent to the cathedral, in the building on the left corner of the square, you will have the opportunity to visit and appreciate outstanding contemporary art for free.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

You can find lots of Spanish style buildings in Old Havana. These buildings give you a strong ambient of ancient European nostalgia. The square is designed very much similar to those open squares in other European cities. The only difference, which is quite important, is that it lacks of robustness of human activities. Maybe it takes time to flourish when... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This was under construction when we came and it was really too hot to explore much. But if sight seeing is your thing, it would be worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

One of the highlights on our Cuban trip of Old Havana - the architecture, both inside and out is well worth the visit - the view from the top is spectacular - highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Visited the place with a private guide, love the old architecture and the fact that we feel like 500 years ago. There is a lot of people around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This cathedral was one of the biggest in those days in the whole of America, when people had no idea about huge mansions and buildings in the rest of the America.. very beautiful cathedral and the square has three other Buildings which belonged to some of the richest people of those times.. one is a museum and other is a... More 

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Address: | Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Havana

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