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Iglesia de Paula

Esquina de la Calle Leonor Perez con Avenida del Puerto, Havana, Cuba
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Simple but beautiful

Drove past this as part of a car tour and it caught my eye so I made the effort to return. A simple... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2018
Chelsea B
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Lovely church now used for musical concerts

Located down by the harbour, the Iglesia de San Francisco de Paula is a remnant of a larger church... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Ian C
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London, United Kingdom
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“stained glass” (3 reviews)
“lovely church” (2 reviews)
“dome” (2 reviews)
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Esquina de la Calle Leonor Perez con Avenida del Puerto, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Drove past this as part of a car tour and it caught my eye so I made the effort to return. A simple but gorgeous building.

Thank Chelsea B
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Located down by the harbour, the Iglesia de San Francisco de Paula is a remnant of a larger church dating from 1663 now used mainly for baroque and renaissance music concerts. Architecturally quite simple, the stone interior, with a vaulted nave and dome, contains good...More

Thank Ian C
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

This is a lovely church and looks stunning. When we arrived we could not enter the church (pity) but the building looks very good !

Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

small. but unique, attractive church. located across the street from a popular arts market. catches one eye and one can admire it's nice beauty.

Thank jlantern3
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Small church with a pretty stained class window inside. Not really worth a separate trip to visit, but as it is right next to the souvenir market (Feria de Artesania Almacenes de San Jose), it is worth taking a look inside if you are in...More

Thank tinaNtravel
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful church - full of rich history. Historic architecture, fabricated from coral stone. Ornate, humbling, peaceful place to give thanks.

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

the 18th century church is ideally located south of old Havana, a colonial promenade will take you to its very steps... Enjoy a Camerata Romeu concert at this venue, a memory that will dwell in you forever...

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Reviewed 3 April 2016

We stumbled on this church by accident while looking for the Russian Orthodox church. It is in the middle of a busy road. The outside is rather unassuming and the inside is quite modern. Above the altar there is a 3 part stained glass window...More

Thank IvyD-L
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Reviewed 2 October 2015

We stopped by the church last week after spending some time at the Mercado. The architecture is as unique as its charm and I love that it looked really old. It is a little further outside the city, but well worth stopping by.

1  Thank Steve R
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Reviewed 28 October 2014

This Architectonic Monument seems insignificant and small. Actually, many years ago it was largest and imposing. In 1664, a hospital (only for women), and a hermitage were erected in the place, but destroyed by a hurricane in 1739 they were reconstructed again with richest details...More

1  Thank gandhy2014
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