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Next to the Cruise terminal

We shared in Havana for a day and a half. The first site of Havana after passing thru the cruise... read more

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Jack E
West Palm Beach, Florida
Excellent starting point if you are sailing into Havana.

For those of you who will be traveling to Havana by cruise ship, when you disembark, the first... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brooklyn, New York
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San Francisco de Asis Square, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed yesterday

We shared in Havana for a day and a half. The first site of Havana after passing thru the cruise terminal was this lovely square with all the old world charm of a typical "Square" although the sidewalk cafes were missing. We met our guide...More

Thank Jack E
Reviewed 5 days ago

For those of you who will be traveling to Havana by cruise ship, when you disembark, the first place that you will see will be the Plaza de San Francisco. A couple of the businesses there will be a little pricey, but it is a...More

Thank PaulP435
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I walked over to the square to meet our off shore excursion tour guide. It is an easy walk from the pier with lots of interesting and historic sites to see. According to available literature, "The Plaza de San Francisco de Asis...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicely restored plaza/square in Old Havana area set in a charming neighborhood. Go during the daytime hours.

Thank Murtza N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we stepped out of the cruise terminal in Havana, we stepped across the street to San Francisco de Asis Square. The statues are amazing and the people were warm and friendly. We met our tour guide here and he was very helpful in explaining...More

Thank jld4243
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is right across the street from the cruise ship terminal, and is where most of the educational tours begin and end. We met our tour by the statue of Chopin, sitting on a bench. Streets to the left (as you face Chopin) contain many...More

Thank BikeUtah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love culture, architecture and history this is the place for you. We walk and enjoy the place. Havana is about walking and enjoying the place their magic and their history.

Thank Yenyok
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This square is just opposite the cruise terminal and is surrounded by colourful buildings plus a fascinating old cathedral , look out for the bronze statue of Chopin resting on a bench . There are several small shops selling sovenirs

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my bucket list trip I convinced 6 other people to join the fun and boy did we the plazas was full of color and adventure

Thank LaChica820
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

go climb up the stairs for a killer view, you won't regret it. you can see all of Havana, you climb what feels like a million little stairs but it is so worth it!

Thank morena b
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7 October 2018|
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Response from tweety817 | Reviewed this property |
Just cross the street from the terminal exit.
6 January 2018|
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Response from Buck515151 | Reviewed this property |
Palacio Del Marques De San Felipe Y Santiago de Bejucal Google it. It is right on the square.
Evelyn H
4 October 2016|
Response from TringWirral_England | Reviewed this property |
If this was in St Francisco de Asisi Square, surely it will be right by the cruise terminal, which is to one side of the square, No band when we were there though.