Plaza de Armas, Havana

4.5
Enjoy the historic and peaceful Plaza de Armas, and walk upon its unusual wooden-brick pavings, originally put in place to prevent the sounds of horses' hooves as they walked through the square. A great place to pick up souvenirs and knick knacks (there is a daily second-hand book market every day except Sundays), the square also serves as a picturesque setting to simply take in the sights. Take a seat and watch life go by in the square, lined with palm trees and showcasing amazing architecture. You can als pop into plenty of restaurants and bars in the surrounding area for refreshments. To visit Plaza de Armas on your trip to Havana, use our Havana trip builder .
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  • It should take into account the importance of the place and surroundings. It is well-kept and has beautiful buildings in the surrounding area. There are guides that offer their servivicios
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  • Beautiful ride, is nice to do it with a guide that explains its history, walk the streets with security and peace of mind why care much for tourists
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  • Our car tour stopped here and we took pictures outside. Our guide said lots of war stuff inside. We stayed outside and took picture by tank.  more »
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  • Located in old Havana this antique market offers a nice stop along your journey. With most of the stalls selling antique books and posters it does offer a nice change from the typical souvenir shops hawking magnets, Che hats and street art. By no means the high point of my trip I would say it is worth a quick visit. Like most things in Cuba the price is flexible so do negotiate. I believe the market is closed Mondays.
  • Nice park, lot of street sellers, selling old items like in flee market.
  • Beautiful place. Is usually full of tourists. A heaven to take pictures here.
  • Beautiful Plaza! There were a lot of panhandlers but it's worth coming here because it's so close to some nice cafes as well as other sights.
  • Beautiful place, quiet and a good place to take a sit and rest a little bit , around the park museum and tourism spots are available.

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