Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales, Havana

(4.4/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • Este palacio denominado así porque en el residían los capitanes generales que enviaba España para el gobierno de Cuba, es para mi el edificio barroco mas bonito de la Habana, ocupa una manzana complet...  more »
  • This is indeed a must spot to visit. You will get a good taste of Cuban history. Nice museum inside. 
  • It was worth paying 5 CUC /person to see and hear of the history behind the various general Cuba has had! Upon entering the courtyard, one has the ability to venture into smaller areas and get a view ...  more »
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  • Incredible restoration of the former Casino Espanol. Wonderful acoustics, too.
  • Some sort of office where they perform civil weddings. Great place to sit across on Prado Boulevard and see the beautiful cars with happy couples on their way to marriage!
  • The best squash player from cuba