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Address: Corner of Plaza Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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This place should be on your list FOR SURE!! There you can see the whole city throught a unique perspective!! The tour guide was só much fun!! He speaks several languages!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Karlalindoso
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Manaus, AM
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Manaus, AM
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place should be on your list FOR SURE!! There you can see the whole city throught a unique perspective!! The tour guide was só much fun!! He speaks several languages!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this square and its buildings and restaurants it is an oasis amongst the broken buildings of old Havana with their smelling streets and ankle breaking lanes - the building is a relaxed old Spanish feel

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did not know what to expect, but we enjoyed the view , the humour of the presentation and the opportunity to see the Havana roofs from yet another tower, just at the corner of the Old Sq, this cool tower leads you to the roof top veranda. The show is presented very professionally , the guide opens the shutter,... More 

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Belper
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very easily found in the corner of Plaza Vieja. Lots of stairs to climb but worth the effort. Lead to us visiting the Russian Orthodox church and the port.

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Puerto de Santiago, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The equipment overlooks the old square in Havana. It was a fascinating view over the old square and surrounding viscinity. Just like a large telescope the operator toured around the roof tops. She spoke several languages and made the whole experience very interesting and funny with a few anecdotes.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take your turn and get your ticket and wait. Patience is always rewarded in Havana. Take the lift or stairs, the views are tremendous and help make sense of the place, if you can.

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting seeing all the sights through the camera - it was out first day so really good for getting an "overview". The girl did talk a little fast though so prepare to concentrate!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bird's eye view of the city center projected onto a screen. Interpretation in Spanish and English provided.

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Toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit if you are already in the square. Unique experience that takes just a few minutes, and offers a view of Havana not available anywhere else.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For 2 quid each it's a bargain for the view if nothing else. The tour is the same as others I have seen but worth the ten mins. Afterwards you get to stand on the roof terrace and enjoy the view of Havana. Be warned there are few stairs to climb.

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