Callejon de Hamil
rumba on Sundays at 11am
Old fortress overlooking the legendary malecon. Spectacular view, very tranquil place besides tourist souvenier stands. Museo with some art from columbus’ arrival to the island
An old nightclub by the malecon outside city center, beautiful outdoor scene, good dancers, proyecto rueda performs there on most nights
The most famous waterfront boulevard that is used as a local hangout spot, to socialize or just people watching.
The most touristy street with tons of stores, markets, restaurants, etecsa, cadeca, museums etc
Market – feria San Jose
On avenida San Pedro by the water. Lots of artesania souveniers, art, coconutwater
The cemetary where columbus supposingly has been barried once before his remails have been taken to Spain.
Plaza de la revolution
The name speaks for itself. A place to visit to see the enormous che on the wall, bit outside of the city center, walkable too but our tour toke the whole afternoon
Museo de la revolution
Loaded with information about the revolution and events that have happened after. Spectacular beautiful building!
Never been but apparently this amazing building also holds botanical gardens inside.
Interesting area in Havana, chinese food is not really chinese but the entrance looks impressive
Casa de la musica
A must visit, the best cuban musicians playing at matineas in Miramar, entrance about 25cuc and it will be packed now that the other casa de la musica in the center is closed.
The legendary upscale cabaret. Fine dining. Shows start 75cuc dinner 25cuc. They say that you haven’t been to havana if you haven’t been to tropicana. Santiago has a similar show at half price.
Fabrica arte cubano
The place to go to. Thursday-Sunday. Young artists, arts and music and a restaurant.
Fabrica de tobacco
See how cuban cigars are made and buy some instead of from the streets. Outside the city center will need a car transportation.
Visit hemingway’s favourite location in havana
A bit upscale neighborhood with stunning colonial buildings
Old square with the cathedral behind the corner. Nice place to visit, usually very tranquil, some people attracting tourists with their dance or children playing football. Restaurants, museums, stores.
National ballet or conjunto folclorico (more african influenced dance)
If you have a chance definitely go enjoy these world class performances! Also ask for a contemporary ballet performances, might be worth it!