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El Morro

Parque Morro, Havana, Cuba
+53 5 4112751
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A lot of traffic and people for a rather short canon ceremony

The entrance fee to the fort to see the canon ceremony is 8 CUC per person. As you enter the fort... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tinaNtravel
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San Jose, California
Visit in an old car

It's a beautiful old Spanish fort with a sad history. Take an old car over and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Olivia S
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London, United Kingdom
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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 2 days 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

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Reviewed 3 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

the busses stopped where this picture was taken and ther is a great flea market there.One fellow from Bulgaria didn't make the bus and was left for the next day

Thank fishe2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's very nice place to visit with children, very educational. You can go also at night wheere you can hear the sound of the cannon every night at 9pm.

1  Thank Jeanneth82
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Morro is a great spot in La Habana to seethe sunset. Visiting there gives you an idea of the history of the city. You can also enjoy the Canhonaço there.

Thank Victor R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To know a country invited to do so from the inside. The ceremony at the Morro is exciting, it is lived. The place, its height and its architecture invites you to see how beautiful is the island. In addition to the history that can be...More

Thank Aymatcai
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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
23 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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