La Cabaña

Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña, colloquially known as La Cabaña, is an 18th-century fortress complex, the third-largest in the Americas, located on the elevated eastern side of the harbor entrance in , .
Photo: Mariordo, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

The is located in the section of , , in what was the Presidential Palace of all Cuban presidents from Mario García Menocal to Fulgencio Batista. is situated 1 km southwest of La Cabaña. Photo: Paul Mannix, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, named after the three biblical Magi, is a fortress guarding the entrance to Havana bay in , . is situated 1 km northwest of La Cabaña. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is one of eleven Catholic cathedrals on the island. is situated 630 metres south of La Cabaña. Photo: Velvet, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Work of art
The is a large sculpture representing Jesus of , on a hilltop overlooking the bay in , . is situated 580 metres southeast of La Cabaña. Photo: Cyberesque, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a ward of the city of , the capital of , belonging to the municipal borough of .

is the capital and largest city of . The heart of the La Habana province, is the country's main port and leading commercial center. Photo: Rastapopulous, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: Lezumbalaberenjena, Public domain.

La Cabaña

23.1467° or 23° 8' 48.1" north
-82.3498° or 82° 20' 59.1" west
Open Location Code
30 metres (98 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Bulgarian: Ла Кабаня
  • Catalan: Castell de San Carlos de la Cabaña
  • Chinese: 圣查尔斯堡
  • Dutch: Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana
  • Dutch: Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña
  • Dutch: La Cabaña
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: المقصوره
  • English: San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortress
  • Esperanto: Fortikaĵo Sankta Karlo de la Kabano
  • Esperanto: La Cabaña
  • Finnish: La Cabaña
  • French: Forteresse de la Cabana
  • French: Forteresse de la Cabaña
  • French: forteresse de la Cabaña
  • Georgian: ლა-კაბანია
  • German: Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña
  • German: La Cabaña
  • Hebrew: לה קבניה
  • Indonesian: La Cabaña
  • Italian: Fortaleza de San Carlos de La Cabaña
  • Italian: La Cabaña
  • Japanese: サン・カルロス・デ・ラ・カバナ要塞跡
  • Russian: Ла-Кабанья
  • Russian: Сан-Карлос-де-ла-Кабанья
  • Spanish: Fortaleza de San Carlos de La Cabaña
  • Spanish: Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana
  • Turkish: La Cabaña
  • Fortaleza de La Cabana
  • Fortaleza de La Cabaña
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