Havana

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    Havana, the first city tourist destination in Cuba, has everything, culture and history, five-star plus hotels and others with the same comfort, in addition to varied extrahotel options and above all its streets are full of the happiness and hospitality.

    There is also the meeting and incentive tourism and the beach tourism, it has its visitedMalecón and it is surrounded by colonial fortresses, among them the Morro Castle, an incomparable emblematic reference of Havana, and its charms and curiosities that are always to be discovered and enjoyed.

    The most visited place in Cuba is the Historical Center of Old Havana; the oldest part of the city, because there you can see how the primitive village, then city, developed in half a millennium.

    It stands out in that environment, the Plaza de Armas where the ceiba tree is located under which the mass and town hall were celebrated, founding ceremonies of San Cristóbal de La Habana.The Palace of the General Captains erected and decorated with magnificence between 1776 and 1791 and considered the most beautiful work of the Spanish colony, today Museum of the City of Havana.

    The Renaissance-style Castillo de la Fuerza has transcended intact as one of the oldest fortresses in the Americas.

    Among the oldest fortresses are also the Castillo de losTres Reyes del Morro and on the opposite side stands La Punta, another smaller artillery square, as well as the Fortaleza San Carlos de La Cabaña.

    In old Havana, its secular history took shape around open spaces, then public squares, including the Cathedral Square. This pedestrian space is closed by the CallejóndelChorro, which was the first aqueduct of the town, from the 16th Century, the Museum of Colonial Art and the well-known Bodeguita del Medio.

    For tourists, walking among the imposing buildings in the heart of the city is an adventure of culture and history, because there are many facts and works that should not be forgotten over time, after the demolition of the walls allowed to grow in walks, parks and palaces of modern Havana.

    Other works of art emerged, such as the Paseo del Prado with its large bronze lions, dedicated in its time to Isabel II of Spain, and also the Central Park. Meanwhile the area kept its Inglaterra (England) and Telegrafo (Telegragh)hotels, the Louvre sidewalk, the Capitol and other buildings.

    Over the years, places were founded that are widely visited, such as El Barrio Chino (China Town), the busy corner of L and 23rd, in El Vedado, where the Coppelia creamery is located, and a little further away, the University of Havana.

    Havana has among its emblematic places to enjoy a musical show at the Tropicana cabaret and the Parisien cabaret at the National Hotel.

    There are many attractions in the Cuban capital, including museums, avenues, which invite the traveler to tour and enjoy them in this first city tourist destination in Cuba.

    Tips

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