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Havana Cathedral

Plaza de la Catedral | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
7/861-5213
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Ranked #19 of 112 attractions in Havana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
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Bath
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Understated and peaceful for Latin America. Free to en5ter and wander around. A haven from the heat as well.

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Brandon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Such a blessing to visit. Not only beautiful history but the architecture was amazing. Loved learning the history of this Cathedral.

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Lodz, Poland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This cathedral is quite different, light inside, interesting architecture, a pearl in Cuba. It is good to visit in the noon - place to think, pray, rest.

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scottish borders
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A lovely experience to go to Mass is this beautiful Cathedral with the local Cubans and have a Spanish Mass, very special.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The cathedral faces onto a square which 10 years ago was a totally run down area. Today it has been totally modernized with restaurants,bars and street vendors. The cathedral itself is a very small building compared with cathedrals in modern cities - more like a local church. But like most cathedrals it is steeped in local history. If you look... More

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bristol
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We were so lucky to here just before Easter. Such a beautiful experience. We both spent a few hours here enjoying the atmosphere and the locals.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

A lovely building in a beautiful square. Worth a walk around inside the cathedral as there is some lovely artwork. The square itself is vibrant and you will get some good photos.

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St-Constant
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This is a very nice Catherdral in which you can adventure. You may also take pictures inside. Very well made and something to see.The massonery is a work of art. A great chandelire inside, nice colored windows. But if you take pictures outside be careful because those dressed up cubans ask for pesos....

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Red Deer, AB Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

A great sightseeing place! Beware though...they are checking to make sure you are now dressed respectfully! If your shorts are too short...they won't let you in! It is a beautiful old cathedral!

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Leeds
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Very dull and unornate - we always visit Cathedrals wherever we visit - not for religious reasons, but because they are usually steeped in history and architectural gems - unfortunately this one isn't.

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