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Worth it for the ferry journey and the church

Going on the ferry across from Havana to Regla, you see a different side to Cuba with the modern... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Ian C
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London, United Kingdom
Take the ferry over and walk around

The ferry will take you over for just a few cents and you get off close to the Virgin of Regla... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
The_Don_Francisco
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 August 2018

I hadn't planned on a trip to Regla but glad that I made the trip. A short ferry ride from Havana takes you to a small island worth exploring. Near the Regla ferry stop is the Catholic church with the Black Madonna. I sat in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank cjejr2
Reviewed 20 May 2018

A had a wonderful walk in the streets of Regla. The ferry for 6 people was 1 CUC - when you arrive the first stop is at the Black Madonna church - this is a very religious town and they practice Santeria - outside of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Going on the ferry across from Havana to Regla, you see a different side to Cuba with the modern oil industry cheek by jowel with historic buildings. The ferry gives great views of the harbour and back to Havana, including, on the day we were...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

....We decided to get out of Havana for the day so we headed to the Ferry terminal and for a few pesos cents took the ferry across the bay to the little quaint town of Regla! So very different from Havana! When you alight the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank VernonW143
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The ferry will take you over for just a few cents and you get off close to the Virgin of Regla church where you can learn more about Santeria religion and experience an interesting blend of Afrocuban creeds and the Catholic church.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Regla is one of 15 municipalities of Havana with a total of 44,000 inhabitants throughout. The town of Regla, from what I can tell, is pretty much unspoiled. On my drive through on the way to the church I saw no tourists. A quiet place,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank Cubanoboy
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This section of Havana is in keeping with the rest of the town - it has suffered from the neglect of the past 50 years , still nice to visit and will benefit from all the restoration

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank michaelsV7116SV
Reviewed 13 October 2016

"Somos Regla" is a public art project in Regla (Havana, Cuba) led by artist Michelle Angela Ortiz as part of the Meridian International Center's Community Engagement through the Arts program. Cuba is one of 8 countries selected by Meridian. The artist, Michelle Angela Ortiz, worked...More

Date of experience: April 2016
5  Thank MAO215
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The small passenger ferry to Regla is less than a nickel. Bags are still searched, a hang-over from various ferry hi-jackings more than a dozen years ago. Regla offers picturesque winding hillside streets and various places for insights into Santeria. Sometimes there are musical events...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank RobinThom
Reviewed 28 March 2016

If you are, then Regla Neighborhood happens to be the right place for you. African Slaves disguised their religious practices (banned by their owners) under catholic cults and that's how Santeria came about. Take la Lanchita de Regla for boat ride you'll never forget, go...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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babyphat823
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I am so sorry but I don't know. We went in the late afternoon on a Sunday which was also Christmas day. The museum was closed but the church was open. We walked around the town a little and my daughter had her "fortune" read... More
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