Castillo de San Carlos de la Cabana, Havana

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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
  • Un lugar histórico de Cuba, como antigua fortaleza y luego el asentamiento oficial del gobierno de Fidel Castro. Hoy convertido en un museo y conservado en el tiempo. Allí se realiza la ceremonia del ...  more »
  • 旧市街の対岸、モロ要塞とのセットでの訪問が良いと考えます、2つの要塞、ゲバラの邸宅となると最低半日は必要と考えます。 
  • Todo excelente, bonita vista que da a la Bahia de la Habana,estar ahi es un encuentro con la historia. lo recomiendo al 100%.. 
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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!
  • It is a little bit forgotten place unfortunatelly...
  • 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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