Cannon Shot Beyond the Bay

Cannon Shot Beyond the Bay

Visit La Fortaleza of San Carlos de la Cabaña in the evening — from the fortress you will have an unparalleled view of the city at night.

Featured in:City, Historic, Old Havana
Duration:
3 hrs
Available Days:
Every day
Schedule:
7:45 PM
Hotel Transport Included
Mobile Ticket Included
Offered in English, Spanish

You can admire the view while our specialized guide explains the system of fortresses that protected Havana from corsair and pirate attacks. The Spanish built this fortress in the 18th century, in response to attacks by the British.

At 9 p.m. your group will get to watch the cannon-firing ceremony. When San Carlos was a working fortress the cannon shot signaled the walls of the city were about to close.

Attraction Visited

Old Havana

Havana Vieja is a fascinating neighborhood where Cuba’s people, culture, and history all intersect—it’s where you’ll want to spend most of your time in Havana. With its cafés, live music, historical sites, and colorful streets, it’s easy to spend several days wandering through this enchanting area.

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Transportation

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Traveler Comments

My guide Eduardo was truly exceptional. Very personable, knowledgeable and professional!

- JIM W, MAR 2017
Visit La Fortaleza of San Carlos de la Cabaña in the evening — from the fortress you will have an unparalleled view of the city at night.Cannon Shot Beyond the Bay5
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