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Havana Cathedral

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

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Catholic cathedral in Baroque style

La Catedral de la Virgen María de la Concepción Inmaculada de La Habana is one of eleven Roman Catholic cathedrals on Cuba. Located in the Plaza de la Catedral in the center of... read more

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Aalst, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

La Catedral de la Virgen María de la Concepción Inmaculada de La Habana is one of eleven Roman Catholic cathedrals on Cuba. Located in the Plaza de la Catedral in the center of Old Havana. The church was built in Baroque style with several Tuscan elements and is considered one of the best examples of Baroque architecture in Cuba. The... More 

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Heyworth, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are on a walking tour it is worth a quick moment to stop in this square, which is among those in Havana that have been recently renovated. Mind the street vendors offering funnels of peanuts for sale. Our group could only stay for a few moments, but it didn't look like you could go inside the church.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Go all the way to the top for great view, explore all the corridors and look at the exhibits. Staff speak some English.

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was only able to walk into the foyer, not walk up the aisles or through pews. But it is a gorgeous cathedral and totally worth seeing - and free to enter at least in the foyer.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This medium sized cathedral is a beautiful baroque church finished in 1787. It's refined rather than impressive, built by an Italian architect with excellent taste. At one point in History the cathedral contained the remains of Colombus himself.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

During the entire day, no matter the time of day, the gate was locked and the inside inaccessible. There were no signs that indicated when, if at all, it was open.

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cathedral was under construction when we were here so we didn't get to see the inside, unfortunately.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful for Havana though the inside is not particularly impressive. It's right in the middle of old Havana so it shouldn't be missed if you're there.

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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take your hat off and cover your bare legs or you will not be allowed in. They allow climbing the tower (a must see) very cheap, tip the man who sells the tickets, a a very good fellow.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cathedral is in a large square and it is lovely to look at with its outer towers. The inside is cool and calm and a lovely place to visit

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