Monuments, Fortresses, Squares and Parks
Castle of Salvador de la Punta
It stands at the entrance to the Port of Havana, twinned with the Castle of the Three Kings of the Hill and the Castle of the Real Force, forming part of the defensive system of Havana. After a capital repair at the end of the 20th century, the San Salvador de La Punta Museum was installed in the Castle. It was declared in 1982 a World Heritage Site.
Avenida del Puertost and Prado st, Old Havana.
Fortress of San Carlos de La Cabaña
The Cabin served as a prison and its moats sites for executions. In the twentieth century it lost its defensive character and served as a warehouse, troops and prison. It has a Weapons Museum and is the venue for cultural and recreational activities, including the Cannon Shot Ceremony at 9 pm.
East Bank of the entrance channel to the Bay of Havana
It was founded in the late sixteenth century, but it was not until the seventeenth century that it became one of the main squares of the city for its commercial and social activity (festivals and religious celebrations). It constitutes a place of great value and tourist interest, It is surrounded by the Camera Obscura, the headquarters of the Fondo de Bienes Culturales, a small brewery and the Hotel Conde de Villanueva.Read More...
San Ignacio street between Teniente Rey and Muralla, Old Havana.