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

Well worth a visit as part of a stroll around Old Havana, you can explore, you can explore inside but remember that you must be dressed appropriately to do so.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Caroline P
Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit as part of a stroll around Old Havana, you can explore, you can explore inside but remember that you must be dressed appropriately to do so.

Thank Caroline P
Boca Raton, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Eclectic architecturally. Built over a period of time, changing from Jesuit to Benedictine in direction, reflecting Cuban Catholic history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely from the outside, not that unusual from the inside, but the 1CUC trip up the tower is interesting to enjoy the view and the breeze. Nothing spectacular, but wander in (and up).

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very historic cathedral that opens onto a beautiful square. We did tour inside the church. By European standards it is very plain, but somehow more authentic.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't realise you could go up to the bell tower but happened to see a sign for it inside the cathedral. For 1CUC you get an amazing view over the Plaza, and you can also look out to the Malecon and the lighthouse - stunning views and very peaceful and quiet. There weren't many people up there at all... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historic old cathedral built of coral in the heart of historic Havana. The architecture is novel and the wooden doors quite spectacular. The cathedral is the prominent feature of the Plaza de la Catedral.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very old church, not very elaborate, but worth walking round to the back of the church which has very old stonework. The huge doors have amazing locks and door knockers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful Cathedral in the Old City. The chandelier hanging in the Cathedral was a gift from Mexico and is supposed to be an artistic representation of a woman in a ball room gown.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very pretty plaza near the bar that Hemingway used to hang out at. You can't access the cathedral but worth seeing the architecture of the building.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous, well-proportioned cathedral made from nicely weathered sandstone. It sits in a lovely square. The edges of the two asymmetric towers on its sides are beveled, adding a warmth to the building. The interior of the cathedral is plain when compared to European churches, but nonetheless exudes a warm and peaceful ambience. This is definitely a magnificent... More 

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