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.
up to 15 days in advance
- Duration: 3 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 7:45 PM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Free cancellation up to 15 days prior
- 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 VisitedOld 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.
What to Bring
Comfortable walking shoes, a camera, and money for personal expenses.
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