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“A Washington mini version.”
Review of El Capitolio

El Capitolio
Ranked #24 of 245 things to do in Havana
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Owner description: Modeled after the U.S. Capitol, El Capitolo encompasses a planetarium and three museums.
Reviewed July 26, 2012

I did not like the fact we couldn't look around as it had hoardings in front. I would have liked to see the ceiling with its inserted diamond. It is not used for anything really which is sad. A few windows had been boarded up considering it is a tourist attraction I would have thought the government would have invested a bit of cash in its upkeep,

Thank michael62_11
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Reviewed July 21, 2012

It is amazing to see such a beautiful looking building so empty and not being maintained.

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Reviewed July 18, 2012

This striking white building sits tall in the centre of the city and its dome rises above the roof tops like a beacon. It houses a museum which has lots of interesting items..

The building itself is said to be a direct copy of one in america, can you guess which?

Thank TravelButtefly
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Reviewed July 9, 2012

The Capitolio, a small brother of the one in Washington, was unfortunately not open to public, but we had a great time just by watching the huge amount of vintage cars that were available in this part of Havana and that were still in day-to-day-use

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Reviewed July 8, 2012

I couldn't visit it because it was partially boarded up in the front. It looks like a replica of the capitol building in Washington, DC. It was under renovation. But it looks like it was a great and imposing structure.

Thank Jean S
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