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Beautiful architecture, worth taking the time to see.

Beautiful, magnificent building. We did not go inside, don’t even know if we can. We did not see... read more

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San Jose, California
You no longer need a Congress building when you abolish Congress.

Looks familiar, only rebuilt a tiny fraction taller, when it reopens someday. Obviously modeled... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Modeled after the U.S. Capitol, El Capitolo encompasses a planetarium and three museums.
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Paseo de Marti, Havana 10200, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful, magnificent building. We did not go inside, don’t even know if we can. We did not see people entering/exiting at any of the times we walked by. However, it is worth visiting just to see the outside.

Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks familiar, only rebuilt a tiny fraction taller, when it reopens someday. Obviously modeled after the Capital Building in Washington DC, it did house their own governmental Congress until the communist revolution of 1959 disbanded government with representation of the people. It was used as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately it was under construction - but it is amazing - even it is a Little bigger than the one in Washington!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to wander around even if you have children . I went with both my 4 and 12 years old kids and we had a nice walk admiring the nice structure, not far from it it's the Tabaco factory store because it was moved...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

When I recently experiences Cuba I was overwhelemed by many aspects of the trip. The heat is unbareable, the air quality is horrific, the buildings (although highly photographic) are falling apart, there is garbage everywhere, and the food is quite hard to find.

Thank JBrooks2334
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressive from outside. The all complex is under restoration, we can't be sure when they will open it to the public again. It is difficult to miss it.

Thank דוד ב
Reviewed 1 week ago

With all the struggling in Cuba over the years, its amusing to see the government was irritated with passers-by making noise on a cobble stone street so they had all the cobblestone replaced with sanded wood tiles to make for a quiet pass.

Thank SkippingTown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking forward to revisiting the beautiful building. To say that we were a little disappointed that it was closed. But as they are renovating it we can accept that. It has just been added to the list for our next visit. It will...More

Thank AmandaB1968
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This building have been having renovations that are taking forever. I think the scaffolding has been up around the bell for at least 4 years. It looks like they are about half finished but I am not sure if tourists are allowed in yet.

Thank SooSteelers
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only drove by and took took some pictures, but the building is impressive and it has a future.The building is similar to the US Capital Building and was constructed in the 1920s. It was the home of the Cuban Congress until the revolution in...More

Thank patnjoe2015
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