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Havana Sights

Iglesia del Espíritu Santo

Updated 12/31/1969

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Havana's oldest church (c. 1638) was built by Afro-Cubans who were brought to the island as slaves but who later bought their freedom, a common phenomenon in Cuba. Fittingly, today it's the only church in the city authorized to grant political asylum. Its interior has several notable paintings; notice especially the representation of a seated, post-Crucifixion Christ on the right wall. The crypt under the left of the altar contains catacombs. The three-story belfry to

the left of the church is one of La Habana Vieja's tallest towers.

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Sight Information

Address:

Calle Acosta 161, , esquina de Calle de Cuba, Havana, Cuba

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Phone:

7-862–3410

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mon.–Sat. 8–2 and 3–6, Sun. 9–1

Updated 12/31/1969

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