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National Capitol Building

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Maggie & Tony
Maggie & Tony
March 12, 2019
The structure displays a blend of Neoclassical and Art Nouveau styles and was the seat of government until 1959, after the Cuban Revolution. Currently, it's undergoing a major restoration to prepare it as the new home for Cuba's Communist parliament. However, it remains a striking landmark for those…
Pedro
Pedro
June 22, 2018
The incomparable Capitolio Nacional is Havana's most ambitious and grandiose building, constructed after the post-WWI sugar boom ('Dance of the Millions') gifted the Cuban government a seemingly bottomless treasure box of sugar money. Similar to the Washington, DC Capitol Building, but (marginally)…
Pedro
Pedro
November 27, 2017
THE NEXT CUBAN Tì"WHITE HOUSE"
José Y Marta
José Y Marta
July 06, 2017
One of the most iconic building of the city
Apto Esther
Apto Esther
April 25, 2017
El Capitolio, or National Capitol Building in Havana, Cuba, was the seat of government in Cuba until after the Cuban Revolution in 1959, and is now home to the Cuban Academy of Sciences. "El Capitolio" has a size of 681 by 300 ft. Its design and name recall the United States Capitol in Washington,…

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La Habana, La Habana 10200