Plaza de la Catedral, Havana

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Cuban history comes alive at Plaza de la Catedral, home to one of Havana's oldest and most significant Catholic churches. Laid out on an erstwhile swamp, this epicenter of Havana's World Heritage-listed old town represents a kind of open-air museum of Caribbean Baroque architecture. Like the cathedral, the square dates back to the 1700s, when the area became a naval dockyard. Later, the neighborhood housed some of Havana's finest private mansions. Today, a number of popular restaurants and the city's museum of colonial art lie clustered around the plaza. Make Plaza de la Catedral part of your personalized Havana itinerary using our Havana trip maker tool .
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  • October 4, 2017
    Square where there's plenty of movement, bars, exhibitions, street vendors and lots of history. Point required for the traveler.
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  • October 3, 2017
    Square d ela Cathedral is a site that falls in love with, if you come to Havana not of jes visit. Its paving stones you move aquellso years when the traditional speeches relucian. Beautiful view, convenient restaurant and cafes to the aleredeodres
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  • October 2, 2017
    On this spot you can feel the flair of Cuba. At least we have felt that way and are returned in the evening here. The ensemble of buildings next to the beautiful Cathedral is impressive. The facades are beautiful. The course has no special meaning or sights otherwise though, but that's not really important. Somehow you can feel the old Cuba, and in the evening many tourists and locals are. You should take Alledings against pickpockets and fortune-tellers in eight.
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  • June 15, 2017
    Beautiful Cathedral Square. Full of atmosphere and history. The cathedral is cool and a welcome respite from the heat. A place to sit and reflect a while.
  • July 4, 2017
    Beautiful!!! Plenty of history to exam and restaurants to eat at, as well as watch the local children play freely.
  • July 6, 2017
    Art galleries and cafe's surround the cathedral in this European style square.
  • May 20, 2017
    Architecturally beautiful. You feel like you are walking through history.
  • June 30, 2017
    Beautiful historic square. Like stepping back in time.

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