Castillo de San Carlos de la Cabana, Havana
(4.3/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
Explore the historic Castillo de San Carlos de la Cabana, built in the 18th century to defend Havana from British colonial conquests. Now a public park, this fortress complex contains several museums, though most visitors come to climb the ramparts and take in the views of old Havana. Try not to miss the nightly cannon firing ceremony, which signals the closing of the city gates, a tradition cherished since colonial times. Plan to visit Castillo de San Carlos de la Cabana during your Havana vacation using our convenient Havana holiday planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • Great panoramic view of the city, takes your camera to get the best photos of the city and the Bay. If you come from the other side of the Bay plan your trip since the use of taxi or bus is required.
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  • Very good place, had the good fortune to go and that there are many tourists, so we could enjoy the place well. We ate in the restaurant El Bodegón, I recommend it 100%. The service, food and prices are excellent.
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  • Gotta go, Must-see, we can't figure out how to get by public transport and is a little far to walk as it has a tunnel. Go at night in canonazo. Don't buy the souvenirs are more expensive.
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  • A great and magnificent place to visit. From here you can get the best pictures over Havana when you take a walk up on the wall. We didn't find any place where you could actually go inside the buildings aside from the small Chapel and some stores. The best thing is to come here in the evening to watch the Canon salute they have every evening at 09:00 Pm. Be there a good time before if you want good seats.
  • Don't miss the cayonazo!
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  • Place historical
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  • A place that is worth knowing. You can take advantage and learn in the same way the Morro and the Christ of Havana.
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