Plaza de la Catedral
Palacio de los Marqueses de Aguas Claras
Situated on the western side of Plaza de la Catedral is this majestic one-time baroque palace completed in 1760 and widely lauded for...
Museo de Arte Colonial
The resplendent Palacio de los Condes de Casa Bayona, built in 1720, today functions as the Museo de Arte Colonial, a small museum...
Palacio de los Condes de Casa Bayona
The square's southern aspect is taken up by its oldest building, constructed in 1720. Today it functions as the Museo de Arte Colonial ,...
Dulcería Bianchini II
Cubans seemed to have long forgotten about the Spanish merienda – that lovely afternoon pause for hot drinks and cake. Then along came...
Recently renamed, this place is all about location – slap-bang in the Plaza de la Catedral, one of the most romantic settings on the...
Plaza de la Catedral information
Habana Vieja's most uniform square is a museum to Cuban baroque with all the surrounding buildings, including the city's beguiling asymmetrical cathedral, Catedral de San Cristóbal de la Habana, dating from the 1700s. Despite this homogeneity, it is actually the newest of the four squares in the Old Town, with its present layout dating from the 18th century.