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El Capitolio

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Address: Paseo de Marti, Havana 10200, Cuba
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Modeled after the U.S. Capitol, El Capitolo encompasses a planetarium and...

Modeled after the U.S. Capitol, El Capitolo encompasses a planetarium and three museums.

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This Cuban White House is across from my hotel and really like to look at the buildings even tho under construction

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

actually it is a museum, represent the place where the government before the revolution was allocated, now is possible to access to almost all areas, it's one of the most iconic places of havana and Cuba, a must to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Cuban White House is across from my hotel and really like to look at the buildings even tho under construction

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Koprivnica, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lost in the streets, rain time, the time the sun and the view of the dome led us to the right path ... lovely building, we regret that the renewed and we could not get in ...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Capitolio is the same to Havana as what Eiffel tower is to Paris! You have to see it! Your visit to Havana is not complete if you didn´t see it.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Capitolio clearly is a landmark building on the border between Havana Vieja (old town) and Havana Centro. Regrettably however currently closed for renovations. So the most we could do was go to the rooftop of the nearby Saratoga hotel and take a few snaps (and a swim!).

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Helena, Montana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The is a landmark in Havana. Looks a lot like the US capital. We used it as a beacon when we walked around Havana do we always knew where our hotel was.

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Luang Prabang, Laos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looks like something from Washington but much more interesting buildings adjacent than in the US Capital. The place to see the best restored old cars in Cuba.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Must be hard for the Cuban people to be reminded of their past quasi-colonial dependence of the US. Unfortunately it is under construction at the moment.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Would've given a better review if it was open. By my pictures once can see that it's under renovation which is odd for anything in Cuba. Made for breathtaking pictures from any angle and for lots of history. If those walls could talk.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Nice to take some cool pics. Stand across the street and see tons of old cars pass by. It is currently under construction so you wont be allowed inside.

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