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El Capitolio, Havana

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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3.8/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web
Admire the majestic El Capitolio, once home to Cuba's government. Now housing the Cuban Academy of Sciences, this building from 1929 was modeled after the Capitol Building in Washington, DC. Observe the grandiose structure, a project initiated by dictator Gerardo Machado, view the massive Doric columns that guard the entrance, and look up to see the impressive dome, inspired by the Paris Pantheon. The interior, even more intricate and rich in decorations, boasts the enormous Statue of the Republic, one of the world's largest indoor statues. Our Havana family vacation planner makes visiting El Capitolio and other Havana attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • An amazing building, across a gem. It is the 0 km from cuba and a 25-Carat Diamond marks it diamond belonged to the last Tsar of Russia, Nicolás II.hoy day is a replica carved bronze doors are incredible.
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  • A small copy of the U.S. Capitol! Beautiful place, impressive, amid HAVANA place is great! YES, AND THE PHOTOS ARE BEAUTIFUL ..! All recommend!
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  • The name and the external appearance refers to the Capitol of the United States but in reality the similarities are only superficial. His fame is connected with the fact that it houses the 3rd largest indoor statue in the world. For the construction of workers ochtawres 8,000 worked shifts throughout the day finished in record time for season three years and fifty days. Nice scene that plaisionetai with the old cars
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  • This is the old Capitol building was built, modeled on the U.S. Capitol. Now I wonder what Museum is, but I'm so years during renovations. I don't know if I asked what would end up refurbished,! I was told. That is?
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