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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  • We came here by taxi thru the tunnel. Not a very special fortress. I was build for defending the city vs the pirates in the old days.  more »
  • Stopped here on the City Tour, inside there is a shop that sells Cigars and Rum. Love the views from this point across old and new Havana  more »
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