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The Old Havana (Habana Vieja), Cuba

 
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andra88's pictureby andra88 Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 10th of September, 2010
As a legendary city, founded in 1519, the Old Havana is a glorious place to see if you travel to Cuba. The city's architecture is full of various styles of colonial, art-deco and eclectic and thus provides an amazing insight into it's history and culture.

In this part of Havana you can find magnificent castles, such as the Los Tres Reyes del Morro and the La Gran Fuerza Castle. There are several religious buildings to see and explore, among the most notable is Basilica Menor del Convento de San Francisco de Asis, not to mention the various squares, like La Plaza de Armes, Plaza Vieja and Cathedral Square, that decorate Old Havana and are so much part of it's history and culture.

If you visit Havana, exploring the Old City is a must! :)

Address:
Old Havana, Cuba

Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
No opening hours.

 
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