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Travel Guide of Havana in Cuba by Influencers

Havana is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba. The city has a population of 2.1 million inhabitants, and it spans a total of 781.58 km² – making it the largest city by area, the most populous city, and the fourth largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean region.

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What to see in Havana Cuba?

The city of Havana has developed around four main squares that constitute the historical center of the city. It is known as Old Havana: Plaza de Armas, Plaza de la Catedral, Plaza Vieja and Plaza de San Francisco de Asís.

Plaza de Armas of Havana Cuba

The Plaza de Armas was also the military and defensive center of Havana and the historical official center.

It is advisable to access it by crossing the incredible portico located between Avenida del Puerto and O'Reilly Street.
It is admired as the coat of arms of the city of Havana facing the sea. This square is a must-see place in Havana.
This square also houses some of the most interesting museums and monuments of the city. Among them, there is the Castillo de la Real Fuerza, the museum and the El Templete monument.

Obispo Street, a must-see in Havana Cuba

Obispo Street is one of the places that best represents the Cuban atmosphere and the character of its inhabitants. It also concentrates on art galleries, boutiques, music bars, restaurants, and bookstores. It is the ideal place to walk around and enter the historical center of the city. This street starts at the Plaza de Armas and runs east-west to the Floridita bar. Don't miss the opportunity to walk along this popular and lively pedestrian street. You can also admire the original architecture that gives color and decorates all its surroundings.
Cathedral of Havana Cuba

. It is in this cathedral that religious objects and tombs are kept. You can also find tombs of illustrious personalities of Havana and Cuba in general. Surrounded by the square that bears its name and is adorned with the mansions of Havana's colonial nobility, you will also find inside the image of the patron saint of the city of Havana, San Cristobal.
The Havana Cathedral is a monument that you will love, especially if you are fond of classical architecture. Its exterior façade is in baroque style, as well as its imposing towers. Do not miss the most important religious monument in Cub

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Where to stay in Havana?

To stay in Havana, one of the most outstanding and authentic accommodation options is to contract your stay in a private house. These offer the visitor a stay in a Cuban house, with direct coexistence with the warm, open, and hospitable Havanese, which allows you to learn firsthand the most authentic customs and culture.

However, there are several options of hotels that currently comply with the rigorous quality controls anti-COVID and have the Certification of Tourism more Hygienic and Safe that transmits safety to the visitor.

With a wide variety of hotels, the Vedado area is a neighborhood where, without a doubt, you will want to stay during your stay in Havana, as it has everything a traveler needs highly recommended hotels and a peaceful area, and, to top it all, it is located in the most central areas of the city, where it will be very easy to get to any part of the Cuban capital.

Havana is as you can imagine: authentic. The capital of Cuba has remained frozen in the 1930s and the old cars and mansions are there to remind us.

Habana Vieja is entirely classified by Unesco for its monuments and its rich cultural life. The largest Caribbean city can be visited at the same pace at which we live here: quietly. In the evening, it gets a little more lively, with the sound of salsa and the intense nightlife. You can also go for a walk along the waterfront, the Malecón, which looks out over the Caribbean Sea, where pirates used to come to plunder the city.

Mingle with the locals, they will be happy to talk with you, they are very welcoming. Havana is mythical and does not need to be told more: a trip to Cuba will be one of the most beautiful you will ever make.

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Parque de la Fraternidad

  2.3 km (1.4 miles) away from Havana

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Plaza de la Revolución

  2.4 km (1.5 miles) away from Havana

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National Capital Building

  2.5 km (1.6 miles) away from Havana

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Central Park

  2.8 km (1.7 miles) away from Havana

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Bacardi Building

  3.0 km (1.9 miles) away from Havana

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Hotel Ambos Mundos

  3.3 km (2.0 miles) away from Havana

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Castillo de San Salvador de la Punta

  3.7 km (2.3 miles) away from Havana

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Christ of Havana

  4.0 km (2.5 miles) away from Havana

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