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Definitely worth a visit if you are in Old Havana....only takes 5-10 minutes. That said, if you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
New York, NY
Beautiful, inside and out!

The beauty of this cathedral has lasted for decades! It is a well loved and used place of worship... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda M
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Plaza de la Catedral | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely worth a visit if you are in Old Havana....only takes 5-10 minutes. That said, if you have seen cathedrals in other parts of Latin America (for example in Lima or Quito), this is not as ornate or as impressive.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beauty of this cathedral has lasted for decades! It is a well loved and used place of worship and welcomes visitors.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The focal point of Cathedral Sq. is obviously the cathedral. In past visits, it was not open but this time it was and it is lovely. Take the extra few minutes and give it a look.

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was shocked to see such a beautiful cathedral in Cuba. The workmanship and beauty were unreal. The architecture, paintings, and workmanship were superior to many I have visited in the USA.

Thank M8288UMdavidd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cathedral is beautiful set back in the square. Very peaceful and tranquil a lovely place to take time to chill and reflect.

Thank Thomson74
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The centerpiece of the square is this beautiful cathedral. You may take pictures or pray. Artwork and glass windows here are very nice. Worth a visit if in Havana.

Thank SharonB231
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cathedral sits in the square considered to be the holiest in Havana. It was built after pirates burned down the old one in the Palmes de Armas area where the palace now stands. Notice the left tower is thinner than the right in order...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location to start your own exploration of old Havana and a good place to explore, I don’t think it’s the best place to eat as did seem a little staged. The church is free to visit but a donation is always welcomed.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Cathedral is just as impressive as many of the large Spanish colonial mansions that line the streets of Havana. Some are in disrepair while others have been fully restored. Easiest way to see this and many other architectural wonders is with a private guide...More

Thank marysmunday
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I went to Christmas Mass here and there was no air conditioning making it very hot even in December! Could use a cleaning and update just as most buildings in Havana.

Thank Loren_L_1976
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March 19, 2017|
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Response from CubaSiTours | Reviewed this property |
None that I have been too at the Cathedral, but always lovely in Spanish & you can follow easily, similar mass as every where. Nice Christian non-denominational English service in Vedado New Havana, held in the lovely... More
March 4, 2017|
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Response from Flyby0161 | Reviewed this property |
Mass Times Sunday: 10:30 AM Monday: 8:00 AM (All weekdays Mass at the Chapel "El Sagrario"), 6:00 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM, 6:00 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM, 6:00 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM, 6:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM, 6:00 PM Saturday: 4:00 PM... More
February 9, 2017|
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Response from lovells37 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry really no idea