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Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales

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Nice small museum

This is one of the musea that should be on your path went walking through old Havana. Take a quick... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leuven, Belgium
EXELENT museum

A top 5 on my list of Habana Vieja. Closes about 4 pm even though it has a 5 pm close time. Go... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the musea that should be on your path went walking through old Havana. Take a quick look to go back into time

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Reviewed August 14, 2018

A top 5 on my list of Habana Vieja. Closes about 4 pm even though it has a 5 pm close time. Go early. Beautiful artifact and tour guide available.

Thank ginag508
Reviewed August 10, 2018

Located in the historical square of the original historical village. This building is considered one of the largest architectural values in Cuba of all time. It was a residence of Spanish governors, who ordered to make the street wooden to wake them up. Until recently...More

Thank Karaoshkin
Reviewed July 23, 2018

I would suggest do not leave old Havana without taking a look to this place.It is not only the aristocratic House and the colonial archittecture. It is also the furnitures and the ornaments of the House. Make sure that you bought a ticket that shows...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

my husband and i came here and was not disappointed. it was magnificent to learn the history of this place and the see such beauty in the design and build of this place. amazing

Thank Celina M
Reviewed June 14, 2018

A very interesting building lots of history staff were good told us interesting information well worth visiting

Thank adamy12
Reviewed June 2, 2018

This beautiful building was built in Baroque style. The architecture is beautiful. This nice building is located on the west side of the plaza de Armas and was built in 1792, on the sight of the former parish church. This imposing building was the Palacio...More

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Apart from being an awesome building, we learned so much from our visit; we managed, unwittingly, to get the attention of two attendants in different parts of the building, which guided us through and taught us loads of interest facts, amongst them: the 4th of...More

Thank AnnaCub2018
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Around the palace of the generals we got the audio guide so that we could avoid being lured into any corners by the guides and pressed for more money. . It's quite interesting but lots of the advertised rooms were closed.

Thank Liz W
Reviewed March 24, 2018

The Governor's Residence, the Chapter House and a Prison, the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales in Havana, built between 1776 and 1791 is a masterpiece of Cuban baroque architecture which found a new use as the base for the Cuban government in 1902 and, since...More

Thank Ian C
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