El Cañonazo

  • Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña (Fort of Saint Charles), colloquially known as La Cabaña.
  • An 18th-century fortress complex, the third-largest in the Americas, located on the elevated eastern side of the harbor entrance in Havana, Cuba
  • The nightly 9 pm cañonazo ceremony held in La Cabaña fort is a theatrical show during which actors dressed in full 18th-century military regalia reenact the firing of a cannon over Havana harbor,
  • A ritual that used to signify the closing of the city gates.

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