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Plaza de la Catedral

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Address: | Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
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The history of this beautiful building is very interesting. You can eat, drink, take pictures and dance in the middle of the square when the sun is rising or the sun is setting.

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Bayonne, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The history of this beautiful building is very interesting. You can eat, drink, take pictures and dance in the middle of the square when the sun is rising or the sun is setting.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful place to visit and all the little stores all around. There is a Police station close by that is a must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Come early before the tour groups or come late and enjoy the square lit in warm yellow light. Its one of the smaller squares in Old Havana but I think it has the most charm. There are also some good places to eat just off the square in an alley.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must stop in Old Havana. The Cathedral was built in the eighteenth century and has and is surrounded is very ornate inside and is surrounded by an amazing amount of history.

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Havana, Cuba
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great Plaza at anytime of the day to people watch. Grab a coffee and relax. My favorite part is the sunsets and the shadows that cast on these amazing old buildings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Looking like a movie set, this ancient square with its lovingly restored buildings is so charming. Just off it is a dead end street filled with cafes and restaurants, bursting with music.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful square within Habana Vieja which has the amazing cathedral. I believe that there is a New Year's Eve banquet here every year, but we didn't attend, heading to Obispo instead for the annual water soaking (such fun)! This square is a nice place to sit with a drink and people watch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Wandered around here on my walks around Old Havana. A great place to look at the Cathedral and other old buildings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is great, the cathedral is one of the best preserved monuments in Havana but I don't recommend the restaurants here ( I have been to the one called Paris and another one but I can't remember the name of it). They are crowded, with little employees, average food and quite expensive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite places in Havana. Probably because it's quieter/less people than other areas and the Cathedral is architecturally magnificent. Plus there is a small street of the square, "Callejon del Chorro" that has 8 restaurants...4 of which I ate at and all really delicious! And with any leftovers you may have, this is a great spot to feed... More 

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