Castillo De Los Tres Reyes Del Morro
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El Morro Castle, otherwise known as “Castillo del Morro”, is a great starting point once you arrive in Havana. It’s situated on top of a rocky promontory at the entrance of Havana’s bay—it can’t be missed! It’s a massive fort with an equally impressive history. The castle was built starting in 1590…
Dating back to the late 1500’s, this amazing Fortress overlooking the harbor of Havana has retained its incredible architecture and history. Families and travelers of all ages will be taken back in time and see some gorgeous views of the city and the harbor. A Must see!
From the Castle of the Morro you have a wide view of the city. Inside the castle there are some exhibitions, between them an exhibition of lighthouses. In fact, the place worked as a school for lighthouse keepers. While this castle is the one you see in typical Havanan postcards.
A few steps from the Museo de la Ciudad, the 16th-century fortress, Castillo de la Real Fuerza, was built to fend off attacks from pirates. Unfortunately, it was never used for this purpose, since it was positioned too far inside the bay. Instead, the fort functioned as a storehouse for valuables…
Morro Castle, named after the three biblical Magi, is a fortress guarding the entrance to Havana bay in Havana, Cuba.
Castillo De Los Tres Reyes Del Morro by Airbnb Experiences
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