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Castillo de la Real Fuerza

Plaza de Armas | e/Calle O'Reilly y Av. del Puerto Calle Desamparado/San Pedro, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8616130
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If you are in Havana an miss this, shame on you. The original beginning of Havana. Full of history... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ed P
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Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Nice visit

Beautiful historical castle. Upon entering and paying the fee we were immediately approached by one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gabasaurus
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  • Average12%
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“ship models” (7 reviews)
“oldest stone” (6 reviews)
“nice fort” (5 reviews)
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Plaza de Armas | e/Calle O'Reilly y Av. del Puerto Calle Desamparado/San Pedro, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are in Havana an miss this, shame on you. The original beginning of Havana. Full of history and architecture.

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful historical castle. Upon entering and paying the fee we were immediately approached by one of the workers who showed us around. She spoke good English and was really a wealth of information. After she did ask for some money and we gave her 6...More

Thank Gabasaurus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was not able to enter, but it is a nice fort that you can see from the outside. There are other attractions in the area, so you can see them all at once.

Thank DaveOseda
Reviewed 1 June 2017

And this is an old fort that is in good shape with a nautical museum inside. Be sure, as elsewhere, to get a guide, since the exhibits need fleshing out.

Thank Fred H
Reviewed 31 May 2017

A very old Spanish fort with nice displays starting with the indigenous people that used to live on the island. Also had some recovered treasure from sunken ships. Lovely view of the bay as well.

Thank Melinda L
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Read the history of Cuba. Be there at night when they sound the cannons. Part of your walking tour in Old Havana.

1  Thank WheelsUp!
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Castillo de la Real Fuerza is a fort bordering the Plaza de Armad. The fort is considered to be the oldest stone fort in the Americas. There are some great photo ops.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Its worth a look as its there! but there's not much to see in it, some interesting artifacts and some nice views over the dock

Thank CF1970
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Top of the castle offers yet another great opportunity for a photo session. :) Best attraction is a big model of ship with video interpretation in different languages.

Thank koki5000
Reviewed 16 May 2017

we came across the castle one afternoon whilst on a walk exploring the city. We entered the building and was given a tour by a lady guide who was excellent. What an interesting place well worth a visit and the guide was very knowledgeable.

Thank andysmith1769
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