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“Cathedral Square” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Plaza de la Catedral

Plaza de la Catedral
Ranked #3 of 227 things to do in Havana
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Cathedral Square”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2012

Beautiful Cathedral which was refreshingly free to enter and take pictures. There was a little commercialism close by but not overly intrusive.

Visited August 2012
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Beautiful old square that breathes the times it has seen”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

Although the facade of the cathedral is more spectacular than the inside, it is still a square worthwhile to visit in old havana. Don't go for the truth tellers and people with big cigars that want to make a picture with you for a small fee. But do enjoy the beautiful architecture of the square.

Visited August 2012
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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“fAMILY”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2012

I like the old building knowing that alot of history went on in there!!!! This is where people go to church. Lots of tourist too>

Visited February 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Don't miss the statue!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2012

I loved Plaza de la Catedral and visited several times. When the restaurants are open and music is playing, it's a little like the vibe of Venice's St. Mark's Square. Be sure to find the statue of Antony Gades leaning against a pillar on one side of the square - it's a tribute to an amazing Spanish dancer and makes for a great photo.

Visited August 2012
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sarasota, florida
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“Beautiful cathedral”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2012

Well, the cathedral is very beautiful on the exterior, but not so much on the interior. Looks like a 19th century re-do. (To see a gorgeously restored church, go to the Santa Mercedes) The plaza is also beautiful but not lively. There is a cafe and the really good Wilfredo Lam Art Center around the corner...but not a good place to sit and have a drink ..or relax in the plaza.

Visited July 2012
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