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“Where to go to pick up a horsedrawn carriage” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Plaza de Armas

Plaza de Armas
Tacon Street, Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
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Ranked #10 of 108 Attractions in Havana
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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SALISBURY
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“Where to go to pick up a horsedrawn carriage”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Many horsedrawn carriages are parked outside on this square along with some of the more classy old American cars - all of course for hire to show you around Old Havana. A trip really only takes about 1-2 hours and you will have seen everything there is to see.

Visited November 2012
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“Nice area full of photo opportunities”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Right at the end of Obispo Street is this lovely area. It's very photogenic and full of character. Check out the book stalls.

Visited June 2013
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“Book sellers”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

There is a plaza with lots of locals. Some selling books or posing for tourist photos for a dollar. Books have the ususal share of anti-US sentiments but also some regular, interesting books. Nice shade trees and peanut sellers. Relaxing.

Visited June 2013
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“Plaza de Arms”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Area is fascinating with book stalls restaurants and interesting museums. Good cafes nearby but at at inflated tourist prices but its great to watch the passers by. It's a short walk between the major plazas in old Havana so explore them all

Visited June 2013
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“Oldest (1519) and most important Plaza in Old Havana”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Vendors everywhere, women in colorful costumes posing with tourists for a tip, beautiful buildings ringing a lovely park. A fun place to visit.

Visited March 2013
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