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Plaza de la Catedral

| Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
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Ranked #3 of 112 Attractions in Havana
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visit inside and outside the Cathedral and some fantastic opportunities for photos there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Area with beautiful buildings. Quiet area! The cathedral was closed! There are several Paladres in the area for lunch or dinner!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Its okay but nothing special, cathedral was shut so couldn't look inside, lots of locals just hanging about some dressed up just wanting a photo taken with you so you can give them money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Stumbled across the cathedral and square while wondering the streets of Havana. The cathedral and square are just beautiful! Had a drink in a bar/restaurant in the square and just took in the sights.

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El Paso
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Took mass at the cathedral, love the square, lots going on, many museums nearby. Heart of the old town.

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Lovely old cathedral - very picturesque with shops and restaurants just off the square. Felt like we were in a Western movie with the bandits due to arrive any minute! Lots of kids asking for money leading up to the quare - make sure you learn the Spanish for "Leave me alone please" ;)

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Toronto
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I really enjoyed this location, the restaurants in the area were excellent. Very nice view of the street life of havana, reasonable prices and nice seat in the shade. There is a guy who draws your picture in the square and tries to pressure money from you. Ignore him but he is a bloody nuisance and detracts from the area.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

its a Tropical Gothic version of Barcelona, the surrounding palaces and colonial houses the perfect acoustic from the guitars and drums in the bars and restaurants are just espectacular

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

A wonderful old building; even if you are not religious, it is worth a visit to appreciate the splendid architecture of this period.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The cathedral is beautiful. Pay only 1 CUC pp to climb up top to the bell tower. So many bells here. Great view of the entire square here. Not many people know about this as it looks like it is roped off inside the church. Access on the right side on entry into the church.

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