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“Loveliest little square in Old Havana”

Plaza de la Catedral
Ranked #10 of 275 things to do in Havana
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 19, 2013

In my opinion Plaza de la Catedral is the loveliest Plaza in Havana! The best settings is in front of Cathedral...there is a nice cafe or restaurant...sit there in the late afternoon and order a mojito or two and just relax.

Thank Klavdij L
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

The cathedral is nice and worth going to, but the plaza is full of people trying to get you to go one of the restaurants there or nearby and they are agressive. In the open air restaurants there are bands playing the same five songs you hear in every other restaurant in the center.

Thank Miia L
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

Don't miss the beautiful miniature Greek Orthodox cathedral tucked behind the main cathedral, and consider lunch -- worth the price -- in the restaurant on the northwest side of the plaza.

Thank LMTinOT
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

There was something about this Plaza that made me return more than several times during my short stay in Havana. Maybe it was the breathtaking view of the Cathedral, the great people watching opportunities or the cast of characters that you can take a photo with (or of!) or the Santeria woman with the very long nails who read my fortune. It was definitely a combination of all of these. I immediately felt comfortable there, made some friends and took alot of great photos!

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Reviewed January 16, 2013

but don't waste too much time here. Church is lovely and no charge (unusual for Old Havana) but avoid the restaurant out the front. Its way expensive.

Thank Crispsting
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