El Morro, Havana

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Explore the 16th-century fortified castle at El Morro. Built to protect Havana's harbor from ongoing raids, the site now affords visitors wonderful views of the city, especially at sundown. If you’re interested in history, you'll enjoy your walk around the fortress. However, you'll be exposed to the elements during much of your stroll, so check the weather before you visit. Pop into the onsite maritime museum for accounts of epic sieges, then consider climbing up the lighthouse for a small extra charge. See El Morro and all Havana has to offer by arranging your trip with our Havana day trip tool .
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  • mates with this attractive view are ideal for a good holiday! the wave that comes and goes while you hear Cuban musicians by place
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  • We hired an American car and driver for a couple of hours and drove to El Moro , fortifications incredible, easy to imagine battles with pirates and the protected entrance to Havana port . Be careful ...  more »
  • Lots of exhibits to look at, nice views many picture opportunities, worth a visit, not to expensive to go in.  more »
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