Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales, Havana

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#9 of 31 in Historic Sites in Havana
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Admire the architecture and get a glimpse of Havana through the centuries at Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales. Formerly the governor's residence, today this late 18th-century Cuban Baroque building houses the city museum. Admire its ornate limestone facade and stained glass windows, then step inside to view exhibits of period furniture, artworks, clothes, weapons, ceramics, and more. Wander the picturesque courtyard, where peacocks roam freely around a statue of Columbus. Our Havana travel itinerary planner makes visiting Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales and other Havana attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • A place that shows the ancient Majesty of the buildings and power of the generals. Currently in the works and closed by them. Without specifying when they reopen it.
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  • This Palace is a setting for Museum of the municipality. Beautiful statue of Christophe Colomb, furniture of time and art objects.
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  • Warning for those headed to Cuba soon. The palace was closed as of the last few days of July, 2017. I hear the museum is nice, but was unable to visit.  more »
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  • Beautiful Museum, showing different kind of piece of arts and Cuban past.
  • A museum that will tell a lot about the history of Havana and Cuba.
  • A must, the Spanish colonial government. Very good conservation.
  • baroque cobano was build 1776-1791 was the formal govenor residant 1899 the miror roo m was the declared the end of slavery 1902 the first presidant of the republic was anounced here
  • A bargain for $3. I spent an hour wandering around.

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