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El Morro

Parque Morro, Havana, Cuba
+53 5 4112751
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Amazing! My favorite of all Morros!

Awesome views, clean and very well kept. Don't miss the light house, the pictures are incredible... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
gretelpernas
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Homestead, Florida
Worth seeing...historic site

upon arriving in Havana the first thing you will see upon entering the harbor is El Morro...It is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
john w
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Port Orange, Florida
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Parque Morro, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Awesome views, clean and very well kept. Don't miss the light house, the pictures are incredible from any point. Absolutely beautiful! Wear tennis shoes, I didn't and it was hard to walk.

Thank gretelpernas
Reviewed 6 days ago

upon arriving in Havana the first thing you will see upon entering the harbor is El Morro...It is the fortress that protected Havana for hundreds of years. The fort was built in 1589 to protect the harbor. The lighthouse was built on in 1846. This...More

1  Thank john w
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only saw from a distance but beautiful lighthouse and nice picture postcard shot, wish I had had enough time to go over to the island where this fort and much more history. BUT still nice to look at from across the water.

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting fort. There is a ceremony, in ceremonial costumes that is fun to watch. It also involves swinging a lighted lantern about. Then the cannon is fired at 9 pm to signify the gates of the city are now closed. It is...More

Thank Kath00000007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can definitely feel the power of the Spaniards back in the day... walk it, take it in... and the views are truly breathtaking. DO take the little ferry back to old Havana from Regla... almost no money and it gets you out on the...More

1  Thank CaboSanLucasCocinera
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You are able to see this site coming into Cuba and during the bus and cab tours, beautiful and historic and worth seeing.

1  Thank kay h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perched at the mouth of the Havana harbor, El Morro is the castle that protected the harbor from raids dating back to the 1500's. It is a beautifully preserved fortress which still has some of cannons that ringed the walls. In addition there is a...More

1  Thank KenVicLee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a short taxi out of Havana is El Morro. It was a nice day to walk around, explore and get some great views and history of Havana, the bay and the Florida Straits.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is typical of Carribean island fortifications. There is a shop for buying Cuban cigars and Havana Club rum. Cuba is catering to tourists and appreciate American tourists. Although the rules for visiting have changed, I would definitely travel here again.

Thank Brenda F
Reviewed 15 October 2017

A great view from the cruise ship on the way out of Havana. Great to see all the canons lining the walls.

Thank Cheryl S
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Response from Ashley R | Reviewed this property |
When I went , I went with a local who didn't pay anything. We took a ferry which is about 5$ . From what friends have paid prior was 5 CUC for entry.
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