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Castle of San Pedro de la Roca del Morro
The military fortress Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca, also known as “Castillo del Morro”, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997 for its great historical and architectural value. Formerly it was known as the Piracy Museum, but it changed its name to adapt to the new contents of the museum more general and related to the environment in which it is located in Santiago de Cuba.
Castle of the Three Holy Kings of Morro
The Castle of the Three Holy Kings of Morro was erected between 1589 and 1630 with the purpose of protecting the entrance to the port of Havana from pirates and invaders. This fortress is perched on a rocky ledge, known as El Morro, over the Atlantic Ocean. The field master Juan de Texeda, and the military engineer Batista Antonelli were in charge of designing it by order of the king of Spain.
Casa del Che Cultural Center in La Cabaña
The Casa del Che Cultural Center in La Cabaña is located in the first house that Che Guevara occupied in 1959, when Fidel Castro ordered him to move towards Santa Clara and occupy the area of La Cabaña in Havana, being the first place where Che sleeps on his arrival in Havana.
Sandalio de Noda Natural Sciences Museum
Admire the Guasch Palace and visit its interesting natural science museum as you pass through Pinar del Río. The Sandalio de Noda Natural Science Museum is installed in the Guasch Palace and is a mandatory stop for any visitor who is passing through the city of Pinar del Río, Cuba.
Castle of San Salvador de La Punta
The Castle of San Salvador de La Punta stands on the Port of Havana, forming part of the defensive system formed by the four fortresses that defend the Bay of Havana. It was designed by Italian military engineer Giovanni Bautista Antonelli and was built between 1589 and 1600.
Fortress of San Carlos de la Cabana
The Fortress of San Carlos de la Cabaña is located on a hill to the east side of the port of Havana, in the Morro-Cabaña Military Historical Park. This colossal fortification was erected in the 18th century, between 1763 and 1774, in order to cover a weak point in the city's defenses.
National Capitol of Cuba
The National Capitol of Cuba is one of the most emblematic buildings in the city of Havana. This majestic building, located in Centro Habana, is similar to the Washington D.C Capitol, but one meter higher, one meter wider, one meter longer and much richer in detail.