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

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A little Gem

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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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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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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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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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I visited the cathedral on Christmas. The church was packed with worshipers. The ceremony of the High Catholic Mass was inspirational, even to an non-Catholic like myself. Cathedral Plaza is an interesting threshold to the cathedral with interesting shops and lots of paladars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Actually the eroded limestone is what makes this cathedral so unique and gives it character. It was clod so we could not go in but the exteriors is quite lovely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This magnificent cathedral is worth a visit. Behind massive wooden doors is a well designed colonial piece of architecture. One can feel the power the Catholic church must have had in Colonial times by experiencing the grandeur of this building.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Went to the sunday catholic service staring at 10:30am on a hot day... It looks like, you cannot visit it any other day. There is always something to have a church service in a very old building..

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