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Address: Plaza de la Catedral | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
Phone Number: 7/861-5213

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Havana Cathedral with its two but not twin towers anchors the plaza where it is located. It is a grand structure that is both a dramatic backdrop for an urban space and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Havana Cathedral with its two but not twin towers anchors the plaza where it is located. It is a grand structure that is both a dramatic backdrop for an urban space and a prominent feature building that must be visited. One of the most, if not the most important churches in Havana.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This was another one of my favourite buildings in Havana. Not only does the square remind you of Medieval European towns, but the run down exterior condition of the Cathedral has a haunting feel to it. While there isn't much to do at the actual Square, the Cathedral from the inside is both well maintained and stunning. It has a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A great location to watch to inhabitants of Havana hang out and socialise. Best visited in late afternoon or evening.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

This is basically an empty square with a few outdoor restaurants on alleyways off the square. One sees people congregating in these square areas but there is not a lot else going on. We passed this cathedral almost daily as a couple of the pleaders that we dined in were located close by.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A small plain cathedral with unremarkable features. Beggars sit on the steps outside but they do not pester you. On our visit much of the inside was cordoned off and staff showed no interest in helping us get the most from our time there. Slightly disappointing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

As part of our tour we visited the Cathedral. Its not the biggest but it is quite beautiful and definately worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The person who visited Havana is a place visited by all means. You will feel the Caribbean history in this open space.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Not the most elaborate Cathedral I have seen, but the depiction of Saints is very unique. A good stop for Catholics.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Beautiful cathedral in a plaza area. You should not miss visiting this place.The inside of this church is truly incredible.

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Prince Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

250 year old beautifully preserved cathedral. Great tourist spot within the plaza de cathedral in old Havana.

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