The capital of Cuba offers its guests a unique experience because of its colorful mosaic of contrasts. The impressive buildings left by the period of the Spanish occupation in the Old Town and the monstrous blocks of residential complexes Soviet witness another period in the history of the country.
Walking in the streets around the center, you will be able to get a glimpse of the daily life of the locals. Live neighborhoods with smiling people and great music are typical images. From museums and monuments stands the Museum of the Revolution.
Museum of the Revolution
Plaza de Armas is the oldest square in Havana and center during the Spanish occupation of the island. Surrounded by magnificent buildings and in harmony with tall palm trees, is the ideal starting point for exploring the city.
Plaza de Armas
Museo del Ron Havana Club, is a museum that you will find archival material devoted to rum and its importance for the country and its inhabitants. The tour includes, of course, tasting.
Museo del Ron Havana Club
Qualification of the city is the fact that important sites are not cut off from everyday life, but is an integral part of it. Exemplifies the stunning seaside Malecon avenue, which is the meeting point of locals every evening.
Also, beyond the Old City and the center, equally impressive in a different way, is the Miramar, where they resided during the prerevolutionary period the upper social strata of the country.
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By Nicole P.
Havana photos: Margreet Luikinga, mothclark62, Paul Turner, Phoemail, Ben Smethers.