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

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Part of walking tour, excellent way to spend a morning, the knowledge of our guide, Babi, was excellent, as was her english, and she was also so passionate and proud of her... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Part of walking tour, excellent way to spend a morning, the knowledge of our guide, Babi, was excellent, as was her english, and she was also so passionate and proud of her country that is something unusual for us to see in one so young.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A very typical plaza, must be seen for the architecture of the Cathedral but also for the plaza itself, a really nice place to see

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Perfect place to wander around, observe the locals and check out the architecture. If you get tired there are a number of nearby establishments where you can rest your feet and order a rum. Or coffee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A very huge historic Cathedral with beautiful architecture .Once inside you can see how beautiful this historic place of worship is. You can take pictures inside and buy novelty items from the vendors inside.The structure seems to be well preserved or restored and you do not see so much disrepair like some of the buildings in Havana.This is a heritage... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I passed this cathedral many times and was always struck afresh by its curious facade. It is considered one of the best examples of Cuban Baroque architecture and it's fascinating. Built between 1748 and 1777, it seems to be known by one of three names: Havana Cathedral, the Cathedral of San Cristobal and the Cathedral of the Virgin Mary of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is the oldest church in Cuba and perhaps one of the oldest in the region. It's architecture is astounding. The wood of the confessionals and the art is splendid,.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

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

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