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Plaza de Armas

Tacon Street, Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
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Music all around! Live bands and dancing all around. Also shopping, wifi, and historical buildings... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Nice walk.

I walked by the Plaza de Armas. as I did, uniformed officials were existing this big gate. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Tacon Street, Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Music all around! Live bands and dancing all around. Also shopping, wifi, and historical buildings. Great place to grab some coffee and enjoy the cultural experience!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked by the Plaza de Armas. as I did, uniformed officials were existing this big gate. The canons facing the Marlecon speak to me of security, war and planning. There is a park near here, the Museum of Natural History and a library is...More

Thank kecial2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this square on our walking tour of Old Havana. It was an interesting mix of building styles and ages. At some point they have done some excavations that revealed the ancient aqua-ducts under the street that used to carry water to the various...More

Thank GrandpaX4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot to visit. You can sit in the park and listen to live music from the restaurants. Also not far from souvenir shops and the fort. The architecture is beautiful, it is reminiscent of Venice or Rome.

Thank Mg J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Plaza de Armas played a very important role in Cuba and it is a great place to go and learn a little more. Plus it is centrally located, so you can get many other places easily on foot.

Thank TBSoCal71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got off the boat, walked up to the Plaza de Armas and sat at a cafe at the Hotel Santa Isabel to have a coffee and catch our bearings. What a beautiful, tranquil place...couldn't think of a better welcoming committee than the street musicians,...More

Thank george e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked through the square before visiting the Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales and it was lovely.

Thank stephsk8s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This plaza is beautiful on its own, but go during the day to see vendors that sell everything from USSR relic cameras to Ernest Hemingway novels in spanish! Tons of small, unique collectibles to commemorate your trip to Cuba, and since the plaza is in...More

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my favorite plaza in the entire city! Take a stroll, have lunch at La Mina while listening to live music, and then purchase a piece of history at the old book market around the corner off of Calle Obispo.

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb historic setting, you can imagine all colonial history in this very well preserved scenery. Also nice restaurants there.

Thank Vlad Tudor I
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