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“Empty cathedral” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Havana Cathedral

Havana Cathedral
Ranked #13 of 227 things to do in Havana
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“Empty cathedral”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2012

The Cathedral is open only a few hours a week so if it is open when you pass by, GO IN! Your Intourist guide can't take you around. You need a free guide provided by the Cathedral. There are only 3 Masses here a week: Tuesday 8 am, Thursday 8 am, Sunday 10:30 am.

Visited December 2012
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“Cathedral de la Havane”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is a nice cathedral, bonus is that there is no charge to enter. Hold on to your husbands as you will encounter some local women dressed in traditional Cuban cloths that want a photo takin for a cost, the one that we encountered told me she wanted my husband, I sad "no" <silly grin>

Visited November 2012
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“Beautiful - and well worth a visit!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2012

Quite a calm place in the busyness of the Square outside, and much to enjoy. Interesting mix of styles, from European baroque to naive local artists.

Visited November 2012
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“Most Famous Cathedral in Havana.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2012

Also called Catedral de la Virgen María de la Concepción Inmaculada de La Habana. I find the exterior more interesting than the interior but it is still a must see in Havana Vieja. Check out the massive doors on San Ignacio.

Visited April 2012
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“Average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2012

It was a nice enough cathedral, there is no charge to enter it. However, you’ll find many individuals who will be insistent in approaching you as tour guides. In the cathedral square, you’ll find women dressed in Cuban dress wear, some of them will charge you to have a snap taken with them. Others sit along the main square restaurant waiting to read cards etc..Along the square, near the Hemmingway bar, you’ll find an old woman probably in her 70’s with a large cigar in her mouth, who’ll also charge you for a snap. There are some quaint shops along the way. Be aware of dog dirt along some of the back streets.

Visited November 2012
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