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Attractions in Cuba - Capitolio Havana

Old Havana

Habana Vieja, the Old City is the center of the tourist activity, the colonial heart, with the harbour, city walls, castles, the cathedral. Old Havana is declared Unesco World Heritage.

Central Havana

The Centro Habana district starting from the Paseo del Prado and Parque Central has a lot of crumbling buildings and is less interesting for tourists.

Havana Vedado Cuba

Vedado

The Vedado district is the cultural and political heart of the city, with big hotels and wide avenues. The center of the district is La Rampa, the 23th street with the ice-cream parlour Coppelia, cinema Yara, hotel Habana Libre and hotel Nacional de Cuba.

Nearby are the Havana University, Plaza de la Revolucion, José Marti Memorial and Cementerio de Colon.

Miramar

Beyond the Rio Almedares, west of Vedado is the residential Miramar district with wide avenues and luxury mansions situated. In this area live diplomats, expats and businessmen. 

Most embassies, shopping malls and luxury restaurants are situated in this area.

 More Havana Attractions

Beaches

Playas del Este is a collection of beautiful beaches

Cuba Clothes

Traditional dress

Cars

Stunning classic cars

Cuba Museum

The country has a rich culture

Carlos Tercero

Shopping in Havana

Havana Nightlife

Cabaret Las Vegas

Life in Cuba

Discover the daily life in the city

Cigars

Visit the cigar factories

Rum

Mojito and Daquiri famous cocktails

Viñales Valley

Vinales Valley Cuba - Pinar del Rio

The Viñales valley is the pearl and most visited part of the Pinar del Rio province. The unique "Mogotes", lime stone hill formations, caused by erosion and covered with vegatation create a unique view. The Viñales landscape is added to the Unesco World Heritage list. The most photographed scène is the Dos Hermanas mogote. (Two Sisters Mogote)

Pinar del Rio

Pinar del Rio Cuba

The Pinar del Rio province West of Havana is known for the cultivation of high quality tobacco. Visit the Fabrica de Tobaco Fransisco Donatién and the Cueva de Santo Tomás an extensive underground cave system in the Viñales valley. 

Also worth a visit is Maria La Gorda, a beach resort and a paradise for fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving.

Varadero

Varadero in the Matanzas province is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Cuba. The white sand beaches are considered as the best of the island. A large number of tourist hotels is situated on the peninsula, most of them all-inclusives for the sun and fun tourists. 

Before the revolution Varadero was already an exclusive beach resort for the happy few. The famous Xanadu Mansion in Varadero, former property of the billionaire Irenee Dupont de Nemours is now operated as the Varadero Golf Club.

Cayo Coco

Cayo Coco (Coco key) is a small island situated in the Ciego de Avila province and is part of the islands group named Jardines del Rey. With more than 20 km of white sands, coral reefs and beautiful wildlife (Flamencos and Iguanas) the island has become an emerging tourist destination.

Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba is the second largest city in the country with a unique Caribbean culture due to African, Spanish and French influences. Among the tourist attractions in Cuba, Santigo offers the museum of Emilio Bacardi, the museo del Ron and the Santigo Carnival held in July. The city of Santiago is listed as an Unesco World Heritage site because of the San Pedro castle.

Trinidad

Trinidad city in Cuba was founded by the Spanish conqueror Velázquez. Trinidad Cuba is one of the famous tourist attractions on the island, because of its marvellous colonial architecture and its unspoiled status due to a listing as Unesco World Heritage site.


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