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Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales

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Very Interesting

This visit was one of the highlights of our trip in Old Havana. The building and furnishings were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brenda H
A good place to start your trip

It's a good place to start your trip. Visit during the day to take a stroll and get a feel for how... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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All reviews beautiful palace city museum state rooms official residence worth a visit light sleeper cooling effect original colonial christopher columbus imposing building limited english cuban flag baroque architecture horse drawn lovely place to visit old havana lots of history
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This visit was one of the highlights of our trip in Old Havana. The building and furnishings were exquisite, and it was interesting to learn a smidgeon of Cuban history. The military section, replete with uniforms, weapons, etc. will satisfy anyone with an interest in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a good place to start your trip. Visit during the day to take a stroll and get a feel for how the life in the (very) old Havana looked like. If you come here after the doors are closed, take a look through the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2019

Learn about the wealthy families that conquered Cuba. It shows original uniforms, furniture etc A little window to the past.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

There's a lot of history here, and the docents are more than happy to help, but will ask for a tip - be prepared with a few pesos for that (and to use the restroom).

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

I really enjoyed my visit! One section of this period building displays several rooms with the original furniture of its occupants at the time and other sections display a really interesting collection of uniforms, swords and religious pieces. Gorgeous patio with cute garden and stunning...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Woth a visit, it gives you a feel of what life was like for the rich in Spanish run Cuba. Cant help thinking their riches were made from the abuse of slavery!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 183Red
Reviewed January 28, 2019

The courtyard of the museum is very beautiful. Typical of courtyards of the time designed to have wind flow through for the cooling effect. Translates to The Palace of the General Captains who were the governors of Havana and this was their residence. Although we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Linda M
Reviewed January 23, 2019

The older buildings in Havana are very interesting. They will need to add to their maintenance budgets in order to keep them up in the years to come

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jeff w
Reviewed January 22, 2019

Plenty of history, one of the most beautiful palaces in Havana. Surroundings are also vey attractive. Very well preserved , with UNESCO money.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank seasonedvisitor
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Imposing building located in the Plaza de las Armas. It was originally the seat of power in Havana but is now an impressive museum. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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