History

Tres Reyes Del Morro Castle

Located at the entrance of Havana Bay, this legendary fortress is the most significant of all in the Cuban capital, not only because of its military importance, but also for its prevalence as a lighthouse and symbol of the city.
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San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress: The largest in America

Up on a hill at the east of the City of Havana, coming down the rim at the entrance of Havana Bay and some 300 meters from the Three Morro Kings Castle, lies the largest fortress in America: San Carlos de la Cabaña.
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La Punta Castle: Museum of Submarine Archeology

The Fortress San Salvador de la Punta is located at the entrance of the Old Havana, in a place that signs the end of the Malecon and the beginning of the Avenida del Puerto.
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Napoleonic Museum of Havana: Unique in its type in Latin America

On a side of the walls of the bicentennial University of Havana and very close to the highest populated spot in the city there is a renaissance mansion, that treasures one of the most complete collections of objects, weapons, works of art and jewellery, which belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte or were somehow linked to his life.
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Museum Gunsmith's Shop 9th of April

This gunsmith's shop, founded in 1934 under the name of Gunsmith Company of Cuba, was attacked on April 9, 1958 by members of the July 26 Movement led by Fidel Castro as part of the actions to overthrow Fulgencio Batista's dictatorship.
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José Martí Memorial: the highest spot in the city

Located at the heart of the Revolution Square, in the Vedado area, in the Cuban capital. This group of monuments whose construction started in 1953 and ended in 1958, is formed by the base, the statue and six columns, the tower as lookout, the tribune, fountains, open spaces and plants.
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House of Charity

After a meticulous work, by November of 1983 one of the most beautiful colonial mansions in the Historic Center of Old Havana, the House of Charity, was completely restored.
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Historical museum of Guanabacoa: A Temple of the Afro-Cuban culture

The international reputation of this museum is due to the fact that it holds a complete collection of ethnography related with Afro-Cuban religious cults, with deep roots in this community in Havana. It is place in the central part of Guanabacoa.
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Real Fuerza Castle: the Oldest in Cuba

A real example of the system of Spanish colonial fortifications in Cuba and the Caribbean, the Real Fuerza Castle in Havana, present National Museum of Contemporary Ceramics is the oldest fortress in the island.
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José Martí's house

In this a small house was born José Martí Pérez, Cuban National Hero and leader of the independence, one of the more outstanding personalities in the Spanish and Latin American literature in the 19th century. It is a museum since 1945, and it was declared National Monument in 1949.
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