Things to see and do - Ciudad de la Habana
Leaving for Cuba
Ciudad de la Habana :
Unmissable tourist sites
Ciudad de la Habana Travel guide
Ciudad de la Habana : Michelin's recommendations
Relentless cheerfulness despite the hardship, a relaxed lifestyle dictated by Afro-Latin rhythms and strong liquor, cheap bistros, poignant if dated beauty, Arabo-Andalucian architecture from the colonial period and dreamlike magical décor: the capital of Cuba lives up to its reputation for tropical glamour. Languishing on the shores of the Florida Straits, Havana retains its allure despite the moral rectitude of Castro’s revolution and the economic embargo.
Tourist attractions Ciudad de la Habana : Things to see and do
Plaza de la Catedral
Lying at the entrance to the bay between the Castillo San Salvador and the church of San Francisco de Paula, this bastion of Spanish colonialism embodies four centuries of illustrious history and is a Unesco World Heritage site. At its centre is Plaz..
Plaza de Armas
Today the backdrop for musicians, booksellers and café terraces from where visitors may observe the locals' comings and goings under the shady palms at its centre, Havana's greatest square was formerly the setting for less leisurely activity. Laid ou..
Plaza de Armas
Standing on the west side of Plaza de Armas, this 18C palace symbolising the military force of the colonial power and later of the republic's presidency is a fine example of the splendours of the Baroque style. Trees grow in its charming central pati..
Hotels Ciudad de la Habana
Trocadero 55 e CU - 260 HABANA
The Mercure Sevilla La Habana hotel is located in La Habana Vieja, a World Heritage Site, set apart by its Moorish architecture, the views from its unique terrace, its history and the famous people that have stayed here since 1908. 45 mins from Jose ..