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El Morro

Parque Morro, Havana, Cuba
+53 5 4112751
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Amazing castle

Don't let the walk to the front of the castle let you down. The back is the most interesting part... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ishkbibel
via mobile
Worth a visit!

Go to El Morro for a bit of history - walk around the castle where you will find a market, bars and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richard B
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Ibiza, Spain
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  • Average9%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Parque Morro, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don't let the walk to the front of the castle let you down. The back is the most interesting part that winds down to the sea and is incredible. Go early in the day when you have energy to hike the steps. Afterwards there is...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Go to El Morro for a bit of history - walk around the castle where you will find a market, bars and restaurants. We went for the sunset - amazing views to Havana and beyond!

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to El morro and decided to watch the sunset and stay to see the famous Spanish cannon shot re enactment from the 1700's. Fun romantic historical visit. We love Cuba!!!!

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a nice fort, small compared to the forts in Puerto Rico, but still a nice fort to visit. The view of the malecon is fantastic from here. They were about 20 vendors set up as you enter the fort. They were friendly, but...More

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance fee to the fort to see the canon ceremony is 8 CUC per person. As you enter the fort, you walk along a path with souvenir sellers on both sides. The fort contains a number of rooms, including a small church that you...More

Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a beautiful old Spanish fort with a sad history. Take an old car over and enjoy the views. Sometimes you can see locals floating in rubber rings below fishing.

Thank Olivia S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking forward to the historic site. Unfortunately there facility is non ADA compliant and even taking a senior with a cane can be tricky. Most of the displays in the museum were broken or vandalized. Bathrooms were disgusting with no water and no...More

Thank Unus M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This sprawling fort protects Havana and was the first line of defense to protect galleons loading up for the voyage back to Spain twice a year. Destroyed by the British it was re-built and reinforced in the 17th c to protect Santiago de Cuba bay....More

Thank DianneWheatley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group went to see the Canon blast on our second night in Cuba after an early dinner. Positioned ourselves to get a good view of the ceremony. I enjoyed the people watching, just seeing all the families, everyone out and about. Just fun being...More

Thank Kimberley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two reasons, why you have to go there: first - you have the best view to the City. second - it is so nicely windy there, that you can stand the humidity.

1  Thank JoeBlum
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Jaye O
6 July 2017|
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Response from Hypcat | Reviewed this property |
Hi, i cannot help you much as i went there early in the morning and did not use any restaurants in the nearby
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Leander85
7 May 2017|
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Response from BixieB | Reviewed this property |
As the previous answers have said, there are a lot of steps but don't let that deter you.
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Evelyn F
24 March 2017|
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Response from Ashley R | Reviewed this property |
When I went , I went with a local who didn't pay anything. We took a ferry which is about 5$ . From what friends have paid prior was 5 CUC for entry.
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