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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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A Definite Must Visit

The Fortress is beautifully restored with excellent views and exhibits. Excellent information on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patricia S
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Houston, Texas
Beautiful

Can walk around the outside of the castle and see the moat and the out buildings. Within walking... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Cheryl S
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Slickville, Pennsylvania
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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“old fort” (11 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 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We arrived in Havana via the NCL Sky cruise ship. Only having one full day and a morning the following day, we wanted to make the best out of the trip. Walking off the ship you are immediately into Old Havana. Go right and follow...More

Thank ken1ceo
Reviewed 25 August 2017

There was so much history here and it was beautiful to wak through and see the history and treasures and so much more.

Thank Erin F
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This fort, now turned museum contains quite a bit of silver, gold, coins and jewels found on ships that had sunk or had been attacked by pirates and then sunk off the coast of Cuba. It also contains small replicas of the Nina, Pinta and...More

Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Pick the right mix of historic, cultural, shopping, and other experiences to suit your itinerary. Castillo de la Real Fuerza is the easiest fort to visit, as it located on the popular Plaza de Armas square.

Thank JohnInItaly
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