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San Pedro de la Roca del Morro Castle

Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Beautiful location, incomplete history

Very nicely kept historic (UNESCO World Heritage) built in a stunning location with El Moro... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Palouse, Washington, Usa
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Nice place!

Easy acces, great unique location, well accesible and great to have an outlook over bay, beach and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nicely kept historic (UNESCO World Heritage) built in a stunning location with El Moro Restaurant nearby. The fortress had several interesting aspects rarely seen such as a ancient elevator that provided powder and shot for cannons and jails and dungeon. One has to feret...More

Thank ESMotteram
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy acces, great unique location, well accesible and great to have an outlook over bay, beach and sea in one view!

Thank markgroen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great old fort/castle rich of Cuban history, beautiful views of the ocean below, walk along the old cobblestones and steps, very cool place to check out. Only negative is all the plaques of the artifacts are in Spanish, so unless you can read it's best...More

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Morro Castle in the afternoon with the private transportation arranged by our host. We spent some time visiting the castle and also looking the panorama over the sea.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a must see on our list and worth the visit our driver was very informed on the history and gave us a great tour

Thank annvoisin
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We visited here when we visited Santiago De Cuba, what a fantastic castle, a must visit! It is in very good condition with plenty to see. I would allow a couple of hours to see this attraction properly. On another note, the views from the...More

Thank Gary150769
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This imposing castle stands guard over the entrance to Sandiago de Cuba's harbour, and has participated in a great deal of colonial history. The views are spectacular, especially of the coast stretching north. Recommended.

Thank Tenorman41
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Loved this place. The history behind the castle and what it had been built for and how it was used through the years was amazing, a lot to see and many floors to discover. Not for the faint hearted.

1  Thank sanlewis7
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is a must see out of Santiago. It is well worth taking a local truck or about 1 peso national and walking past the beach, stopping for a dip, and walking up the track to the castle. You can then pay entry to the...More

Thank joleema
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The view is good, the castle nice and you've seen it all in 20 minutes. But, don't skip it and go early the heat can be murderous

Thank phnijman
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20 January 2016|
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Response from mikenemily | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is worth going to Santiago de Cuba. We flew from Havana to Santiago de Cuba . There a lot of interesting things to do in Santiago and day trips outside the city. There is a flight from Santiago de Cuba back to... More
Taylor E
1 December 2015|
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Response from Tzvika60 | Reviewed this property |
Santiago de Cuba is not worth the trip. There is plenty to see around Trinidad
28 December 2014|
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Response from gandhy2014 | Reviewed this property |
I visited it long time ago. So, I cannot tell wether there is a refurbish or not. But I can assure that conditions are OK.