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Old World Charm

This stone paved square is located directly across the street from the Port of Havana. You will be... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lexington, Kentucky
Beautiful old square

The monastery of St. Francis of Assisi is a museum now. the Square is right off the pier...your... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cheryl S
Slickville, Pennsylvania
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Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This stone paved square is located directly across the street from the Port of Havana. You will be greeted by beautiful ladies with baskets of flowers. They will gladly accept tips to have their picture taken with you. Surrounding the square you will find the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The monastery of St. Francis of Assisi is a museum now. the Square is right off the pier...your first sight of Havanas' architecture.

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bang opposite the San Francisco terminal where the cruise ships dock, is the Plaza de San Francisco or San Francisco de Asis Square. The plaza / square is bounded by a road on the port side, a church, San Francisco de Asis, on one side...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of our stops on the walking tour & it was pleasant. There were street performers, old buildings, post office & a lot of history, which our guide informed us about. We didn't go inside the church, but it was beautiful from the...More

Thank campbellhall1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty square with some shopping and a couple of restaurants on the side streets. The church in the picture is now a museum and is worth the small fee to walk through. Around the square you can arrange to take a carriage ride around Havana...More

Thank Buck515151
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're coming off the cruise ships you can't miss it - it's the first thing we saw. In the afternoon and evening it's full of lively locals there to entertain. A clown with a dog on his head, street performers, etc. The history itself...More

Thank MissKMN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice well maintained place. Close to other squares and places in old Havana. There is money exchange place ( CADECA) on the right side of the square, very convinience for people getting off the cruise or just like me simple traveler.

Thank Bintage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best walking areas in Havana. The architecture is amazing and offers many photo ops. The restaurants in the plaza are a little more expensive, but a short walk to the periphery, will offer better value. Read a guide book, or take a...More

Thank ArrowVoyager
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Francisco de Asis Square is located directly across the street from the Terminal Sierra Maestra San Francisco cruise ship terminal. There is a Cadeca (exchange) in the plaza. -It is a 4 minute walk to Plaza Vieja (Old Town), where there are many eating...More

Thank ctm7944
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This was the first place we stepped onto as we got off the cruise ship in Havana. And it's really one of the most beautiful places we saw that day. The tiny stone streets surrounding it make it feel like being in Italy or something....More

Thank Mandy T
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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.
kathleen b
18 January 2016|
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Response from Olaniyi O | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kathleen, I don't know where you are staying in Havana but you can go to either the Parque Central Hotel or the Hotel Inglaterra. Both are located within minutes of each other right in the centre of Havana. If you go... More