Provincia de Ciudad de La Habana Favorites

  • Vista desde del balcon
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  • Vista desde el balcon
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Provincia de Ciudad de La Habana Favorites

  • Havana Vieja (Old Havana)

    Havana Favorites

    En el mes de Septiembre estuvimos de vacaciones en Cuba y buscando hoteles por internet vimos que muchos Cubanos estan alquilando habitaciones en sus casas. Nos dio curiosidad y ganas de ensayar pero a la vez desconfianza por ir a casa de personas desconocidas. Al fin decidimos ir a una de estas casas pensando en que si no nos gustaba nos...

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  • Old cars

    Havana Favorites

    great to drive, get a nice car and you go sightseeing, then stop as you like and walk its narrow streets, just wonderful and don't forget to get those old American cars to be driven on, its special. And of course drive Under the historical tunnel of Havana with 733 meters long ,and it is 12-14 meters deep built by a French firm Societé de Grand...

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  • The Malecon

    Havana Favorites

    Built along the Northern coastline of Havana, during the early 1900's EL MALECON is a favourite walk for the locals and tourist alike. It runs along the main arteries of Havana and provides incredible views of the Bay. The famous 12 kilometre oceanside road links Old Havana to the busy neighbourhood of Vedado, We could see children playing, locals...

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  • Plaza de la Revolucion

    Havana Favorites

    One of the buildings in Revolution Square is the Ministerio del Interior or MINISTRY OF THE INTERIOR. It would just be another building, if not for the giant ironwork mural of the likeness of Ernest (Che) Guevara (1928 to 1967 ) Cuba's revolutionary Hero. His motto " Hasta La Victoria Siempre" - "Towards Victory Always" is inscripted below his...

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  • Money, Health and Safty info

    Havana Favorites

    Cuba is on a two-tiered currency system and it can easily confuse people. One of my favourite moments in my friend Jovana paying for a round of drinks (at a bar where they charged in CUC, obviously) and mistakenly handing the bartender a 20- in nacionales (this is less than 1 CUC, much less than the bill the bartender wanted her to pay). She stood...

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  • Plaza De Armas

    Havana Favorites

    I was surprised to see so many little parks in Havana, but in a hot day (i.e. all the time) it was very pleasant to sit in the shadow for a while. My favourite park is on Plaza de Armas, it's so pretty.

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  • Plaza De San Francisco

    Havana Favorites

    Named after the convent next to it PLAZA DE SAN FRANCISCO or San Francisco Square, once served to stockpile goods arriving by ships from the harbour. Residences of the Captain Generals were built around the plaza. The Square once had a busy commercial life, with locals buying and selling a variety of goods.

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  • History and Facts

    Havana Favorites

    The previous rulers of this magnificant and historical important country. The spanish ambassady. Waking up early - see the Capital waking up aswell - the city has to be cleaned up because the nights are over - especially the saterday night fever ! Habana is so special.

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  • Local Culture

    Havana Favorites

    It's not hard to find a restaurant with a live band in Old Havana. You don't necessary have to go inside the restaurant, as the band usually plays in front by the patio, which is a good way to attract ppl to go in. El Patio at Plaza de la Catedral and La Mina at Plaza de Armas are two good examples. Many ppl, including myself, like to sit by the...

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  • Immigration and Customs

    Havana Favorites

    Yes, U can bring laptops with U but for sure the customs will ask U why U bring one. Just say is for working or for your own use. If U plan to give it as a gift, don't say that. Maybe the will need the serial number to check that U've it with U in your way back.... if U plan to give someone as a gift in your way back just say it was stealed or...

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  • El Castillo del Morro'

    Havana Favorites

    Declared National Monument. Its construction started in 1589 and finished in 1630. Its construction was directed by Juan Bautista Antonelli, an Italian military engineer. It was the most important fort of the colonial times, not only from the strategic-military point of view, but also for its effectiveness as lighthouse and symbol of the city. When...

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  • Bario de Chino (ChinaTown)

    Havana Favorites

    The entrance of the chinese's community. The first chinese arrived in Cuba in the half of '800 to work in the sugar's fabrics as slaves... Even if they preserve their traditions, the community is now completely integrated in Cuba sharing the destiny of the island...

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  • Musem De La Revolution

    Havana Favorites

    In a pavilion of cristal walls (1976) the famous boat "Granma" is exposed.The boat used in 1956 to start the revolution (82 rebels) coming from Mexico. Next to the boat there is an exposition of many ancient vehicles and splinters of a B-52 shot down during the American say Kennedy invasion of the Pic-bay

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  • The Beaches

    Havana Favorites

    I allways stayed in Havana and drove with the Taxi to the beach Santa maria. They beach has some tourists of course but a lot of local people there to. Police are on the beach but just dont leave anything valuable alone when you go for a swim.I prefer this to guanabo.Hope you have a nice time:)

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  • La Catedral De San Cristobal

    Havana Favorites

    THE CATHEDRAL Located in Cathedral Square, that is the heart of Old Havana, a popular meeting place from where famous Empedrado and San Ignacio streets begin. Nice terraces under arcades all around the Plaza.

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  • Havana University

    Havana Favorites

    You can´t leave Havana without having visited the University Campus. It is the best place in the city to know how the Cuban youth think. Just talk to the students. Run into any one randomly, they´ll always clear up your doubts and be pleased to help you. The school years are simply unforgettable. In the School of Foreign Languages at Havana...

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  • El Capitolio

    Havana Favorites

    THE CAPITOLIO This building was built in 1929 as an imitation of the Washington DC one. Considered the symbol of the 'pro-USA' period of cuban XXth Century, now houses the Academy of Sciences. Located in Paseo de Martí (Prado)

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