Things to see in Havana

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in Havana.
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  • Havana's Malecon is a corner over 8 kilometers long along the coast north of the Cuban city. You can take a walk beside the ocean, from Habana Vieja to the mouth of the river Almendrales. It is an essential visit for tourists, but a...
  • I went to Havana with my family and grandparents this past summer! it was an amazing trip! We took a tour bus to old Havana and surrounding areas. This is by far my favourite picture. This is my nonna. She is the backbone behind my ...
  • Although during the day it is full of people, music and atmosphere, and you must visit it in order to see the palaces and to enter the cathedral, at night it gets prettier when the music is best enjoyed sitting in the middle of the ...
  • The Capitolio Nacional in Havana is a majestic building located in the most central part of the Cuban capital. The building´s construction dates back to 1910, which was not without controversy, as it was thought to be the seat of th...
  • If you like historical monuments, be sure to visit this place where you can see 2 giant sculptural wonders: Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos made of steel. They are very impressive by day, but at night they look much more interesti...
  • Havana Cathedral is notable for being built with a stone which is very different from what we are used to in Europe. It gives it a peculiar color but it is really beautiful. Around there are terraces, music and people walking and t...
  • It is an alley situated in the city of Havana. It has a concentration of African American Art: Walls graffiti, sculptures, paintings ... And once again you will be surrounded by Cubans, which always brightens my day. I went there on...
  • The Paseo del Prado, is on a street in Havana. On Avenida del Prado you can find 8 statues with figures of lions, made of bronze which seem to guard the attraction. "The history of the Lions tour." Havana was the most important tow...
  • Located on Refugio Street (between Avenue of the Missions and Zulueta), forming, together with the Granma Memorial , you can find the Museum of the Revolution. This majestic building was the former Presidential Palace, built in 192...
  • The Cabaret Tropicana and ballet are internationally known, and they are one of the most visited destinations in the entire Cuban country. There is also a Tropicana in Santiago de Cuba but we visited the one in Havana. The show itse...
  • Alejo Carpentier already said, the great Cuban novelist and amateur like me to architecture: "A style without style, ultimately, by process of symbiosis, amalgam, is housed in a baroque peculiar". With these words referred to the or...
  • The famous Partagas cigar factory is located right behind the capitol, and it is the oldest in Havana which was founded in 1845 by Jaime Partagas Spanish. 500 Cubans work there. It produces one of the best cigars in Cuba as well as ...
  • The Palace of Fine Arts is situated next to Memorial Granma, in what used to be the Central Market. This building is one of the two that make up the National Museum of Cuba (the other is the Galician Art Center, in Central Park). Th...
  • On this beach, time stops. We can enjoy the ocean at any hour, worry-free. It´s a unique experience, to have the ability to enjoy the ocean in the early morning, or by the light of the moon.
  • In Havana there are 2 renowned cabarets: The Tropicana and The Parisien. The latter is on the ground floor of the Hotel Nacional, so since that's where we were staying, we decided to book tickets to see the show one evening. I remem...
  • Walking around the city in Havana, I came across the Spanish Embassy, whose building is of great history and architectural value, always surrounded by monuments and gardens.
  • I would like to know more about the proposal of the Cuban Artisan & Craftsmen Association, and I would like to be contacted by one of you at my email: manuelcarmona25a@gmail.com. I would like to start something like this in Venezuel...
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