Plaza de San Francisco, Havana

4.5
Dominated by the eponymous 16th-century basilica, Plaza de San Francisco is a popular meeting point near Havana's harbor. Restored in the 1990s, the square is known for its architecture, cobblestone pavement, and a 19th-century white-marble fountain with lion statues, carved by sculptor Giuseppe Gaggini. Sit back and relax at one of the cafes with a refreshing drink, admire the preserved colonial buildings, and watch the cruise ships approaching the Sierra Maestra terminal. By using our Havana holiday planner , you can arrange your visit to Plaza de San Francisco and other attractions in Havana.
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  • This a very famous church which many local people as well as tourist visit it. This church is located on the side of famous area of Plaza de San Francisco de Asís.  more »
  • For little money she feeds the scores of pigeons for you and then they rest on your head etc....good photo ops....kids seemed to love it. Nearby are some great Casa P;s....close to everything.  more »
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  • Rustic, old world setting. Some of the street vendors love the USD, but the shops only accept local currency or European based credit cards, no US based bank cards are advertised at the done I was there.
  • It's a pretty open plaza with statues. People are nice, but there are some panhandlers. Don't encourage them or they'll follow you around.
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