Palacio de la Artesanía
Small-scale but fun kids' playground (children under four years only) with inflatable castles and other games overlooking the harbor.
Iglesia del Santo Angel Custodio
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Catedral de San Cristóbal de la Habana
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La Bodeguita del Medio
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Restaurante el Patio
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Lonely Planet review
A former 18th-century colonial palace turned into a shopping mall! Gathered around a shaded central patio is one-stop shopping for souvenirs, cigars, crafts, musical instruments, CDs, clothing and jewelry at fixed prices. Join the gaggles of tour-bus escapees and fill your bag.