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El Morro, Havana
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Explore the 16th-century fortified castle at El Morro. Built to protect Havana's harbor from ongoing raids, the site now affords visitors wonderful views of the city, especially at sundown. If you’re interested in history, you'll enjoy your walk around the fortress. However, you'll be exposed to the elements during much of your stroll, so check the weather before you visit. Pop into the onsite maritime museum for accounts of epic sieges, then consider climbing up the lighthouse for a small extra charge. For El Morro and beyond, use our Havana holiday planner to get the most from your Havana vacation.
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  • For the ceremony and losparo of cannoni...il price has gone up to 8Cuc. really does seem excessive. The place is overly touristy, almost seems not to be in Cuba. You can get there only by taxi.
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  • From Havana, I came across the barge to cross the residents and walked up to the fortress. I think it is an optimal (and economic) way of knowing this open and natural history book
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  • Beautiful visit, great panoramic view of the city and the Bay. It takes your camera to take great views. You can attend to the ceremony of the cannon shot, but not is essential.
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