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Castillo de la Real Fuerza

Plaza de Armas | e/Calle O'Reilly y Av. del Puerto Calle Desamparado/San Pedro, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8616130
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Good place to feel history

the oldest structure in Havana. Gives nice view of the water and El Morro. I think the admission... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
yumm2011
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New York, New York, United States
Nice spot for an hour

I went here because the guide with Camiba Art Tour recommended it. I was nicely surprised. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
_rene_camiba
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Austin, Texas
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  • Average12%
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“ship models” (7 reviews)
“oldest stone” (6 reviews)
“nice fort” (5 reviews)
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Plaza de Armas | e/Calle O'Reilly y Av. del Puerto Calle Desamparado/San Pedro, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 4 days ago

the oldest structure in Havana. Gives nice view of the water and El Morro. I think the admission was 3 CUC or 5 CUC.

Thank yumm2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here because the guide with Camiba Art Tour recommended it. I was nicely surprised. The collection of artifacts they have in this castle is pretty good and interesting, I would not stay more than 90 minutes here. Would I go back? Yes

Thank _rene_camiba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After walking own the Calle Obispo from the central park we crossed over Plaza de las Armas with its lovely park and visited the Castle Fuerza. The Castle was re-built in 1558 by Spanish engineer Bartolomé Sanchez and 14 stone masons on the ruins of...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we didn't pay to go inside the castillo...the courtyard is open to everyone. There are great photo opportunities in the courtyard. Definitely worth seeing!

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The Fortress is beautifully restored with excellent views and exhibits. Excellent information on both the history of the Fort and it's place in Latin American trade are in both spanish and english. Pirates! Gun ships! Very well done. A must for everyone, but especially for...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Can walk around the outside of the castle and see the moat and the out buildings. Within walking distance of the pier.

1  Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Great experience at night! A lot of things to remember from how it really was like the cannon balls!

Thank fedmadcl
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A must see especially if you travel with young kids. For our kids, it was a castle and it fueled their imagination with pirates stories. As adults, it is a good place to go back in time while enjoying the beauty of this construction.

Thank Karine L
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

It was nice to get up close to this fort and try to get an idea about how Havana would of been defended back in the day. It still holds up well to this day

Thank cjschreiner
Reviewed 29 August 2017

easy to find- walking distance from cruise terminal. well maintained. not the biggest fort- but quite attractive with some very good exhibits.

Thank jlantern3
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