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458 Paseo de Martí, La Habana 10600, Cuba

The Cuban National Ballet is one of the most respected classical ballet companies in the world and the Great Theatre of Havana is just gorgeous. It was quite a special night out for 30 dollars.

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Havana, Cuba
Stroll the streets of Old Havana and you cannot help but be blown away by the abundance of American cars from the 1950's (Hollywood filmmakers would give their right hands for this kind of 'stopped in time' backlot!). A sort of symbol of the...
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Esquina Monserrate Obrapía, La Habana 10100, Cuba
Just down from the Central Park in Old Havana, you’ll find Bar Monserrate, which a Cuban friend initially described as a neighborhood "dive bar." That's all I needed to make the scene my own. Being a dive bar genre expert, my first impressions...
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Calle 12, La Habana, Cuba
Everything in Cuba is worth looking at, and the Colon cemetery in the heart of Havana is no exception. Some heavy hitters are laid to rest here including baseball players, a chess champion, actors, soldier, presidents, and naturally, members of...
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Stroll through Habana Viejo and I dare you to not stop for some rum, hourly. The best mojitos in the free (or not so free) world are found in Habana. Neighborhood bars are fixtures on each block, each with their own character and history, A...
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Havana, Cuba
Sometimes it feels like there are few places in the world yet to be discovered. For U.S. residents, Cuba has been one of those places—and it’s newly accessible. Fathom's seven-day journey to Cuba is an effective way to explore a country whose...
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Avenida Paseo y, Calle 1ra, La Habana, Cuba
With the US travel restrictions to Cuba recently relaxed, I was able to realize a lifelong dream and visit that enchanting tropical isle under an official educational license for "people to people" travel. There were so many highlights, I'll never...
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Havana, Cuba
Vedado is the central business district in Havana, where the area is buzzing with restaurants, bars, nightlife, and the nearby Malecon esplanade.
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Havana, Cuba
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, this historic municipality of Havana, Cuba, dates back to the 16th century. Today, the area is a popular destination to visit, filled with museums, plazas, restaurants, and nightlife.
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y O, Vedado, Postal Code: 10400, Cuba, Calle 21, La Habana, Cuba
Hotel Nacional de Cuba wasn’t built to look historic; it is historic. Since its doors opened in 1930, the grandiose lobby has been a hub of activity, and nowadays the buildings well-preserved interiors offer an authentic glimpse back in time. The...
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307 Mercaderes, La Habana, Cuba
The Fototeca de Cuba may be small, but it houses the leading collection of Cuban photography. See a contemporary photo exposition at the gallery on the Plaza Vieja, and if you’re in town in November, look out for photography events throughout the...
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Avenida Paseo, La Habana, Cuba
The images of Jose Marti, Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuego overlook the plaza that can accommodate over one million people. Empty it looks like a Walmart parking lot, but filled with people it exudes the passion of the Cuban people and their...
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San Ignacio, La Habana, Cuba
Havana Vieja, or Old Havana is what makes Havana so special. It really reflects what the country is capable of. The people have done an remarkable job in restoring the magnificent buildings of the old city. Walk around the old streets and marvel...
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Malecon, La Habana, Cuba
During a recent trip to Cuba, I was fortunate enough to stay a short walk from Havana's Malecón. The iconic esplanade and walkway begins in Old Havana, and runs along the water towards Vedado. While I mingled with locals and learned more and more...
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San Ignacio, La Habana, Cuba
Havana, Cuba is home to some of the world's most beautiful architecture. Massive buildings are ornately designed, and every few blocks there is a city square where locals join together to chat away the afternoons. I was lucky enough to stay near...
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Havana, Cuba
Take a stroll down the famed Callejón de Hamel on any day of the week to see murals inspired by Afro-Cuban religion and culture. For the real deal, weave through the crowd of tourists on Sunday morning and witness incredible live rumba music and...
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Havana, Cuba
Jose Fuster is known as the Picasso of the Caribbean. He has covered his 4-story home with mosaics along with his neighbors' street entrances as well.
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Plaza de la Revolucion, Havana, Cuba
Early 1950's car, beautifully well kept and with updated motors, line up to taxi passengers at Revoulcion Square in Havana, Cuba.
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Havana, Cuba
Drummers keeping the beat while accompanying stilt walkers during a Sunday afternoon parade in Old Havana.
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630, Lombillo, La Habana, Cuba
One of the places you must visit in Havana, is the community project of Cuban artist, José Rodriguez Fuster. Located in the northwestern part of Havana, the town of Jaimanitas can also be known as Fusterlandia. It is a life-size studio, residence...
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Centro and La Habana Vieja, Malecón, La Habana, Cuba
The Malecon is Havana's famous seaside esplanade. It winds alongside Havana Harbour and stretches from Old Havana to Centro Havana. During the day, you'll find people along the Malecon selling fishing supplies and catching all sorts of sea life,...
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Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
Wandering the streets of Habana Vieja, you'll see many things - bike carts selling vegetables, markets, pigs being delivered to butchers, lovers kissing, and gorgeous old cars just to name a few. What really brought a smile to my face was watching...
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Havana, Cuba
Strolling the streets of Havana, classic cars abound. It's like a classic car show throughout the entire city. Due to the embargo, cubans have difficulty purchasing both new cars and parts. The cars are handed down from generation to generation,...
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Marina Hemingway, La Habana, Cuba
He would have had stiff competition from José Rodríguez Fuster who's colorfully tiled museum home and community make samba-ing out of Habana for an afternoon, a must cab ride. World renowned in his own right (see his work at Centro de Estudios...
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Malecon, La Habana, Cuba
Once in a while you catch a shot that is completely unexpected - one of those rare occasions when everything plays out right, you snap, and you have a keeper. During this particularly stormy afternoon, I was the only one foolish enough to be...
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Havana, Cuba
My buddy and I agreed that we had never had so many welcome drinks on any other trips we had taken. Mojitos, daiquiris, pina coladas, batidos, drinks we never even learned the names of... Havana, Trinidad, Cienfuegos, everywhere we went we were...
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Havana, Cuba
Now is a great time for Americans to visit Cuba. Travel to this island nation is much easier now with the recent US Department of Treasury licensing of several tour companies. I was thrilled to visit Cuba this year through one of these approved...
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Obispo, La Habana, Cuba
and he might even have slept here- this place is world famous for two things - its Hemingway connection (Papa still resides in the corner of the bar in a life sized bronze) and it is reputed to be the home of the original daiquiri. what I can say...
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Havana, Cuba
Here I am, getting my hair blow-dried by the gales crossing over the Malecon. Once I was 'perfectly coifed,'I headed back up to the hotel veranda for a relaxing evening of mojitos and cigars.
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Old Havana, Havana, Cuba
While visiting Old Havana, I couldn't resist a photograph of this elderly cigar smoker. She added some local color to a wonderful day in the historic and colonial heart of Havana. Old Havana is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is a beautifully...
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72 A, La Habana, Cuba
Since 1939, Havana's Tropicana Club has illuminated Cuba's nightlife scene with a strong latin music beat and beautiful dancers. Get the rum flowing, the dancers strutting and the music pounding, and a good time is guaranteed.
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Gran Car, Santa Ana e/ Marino y Boyeros, Nuevo Vedado (Ministerio de Transporte), La Habana, Cuba
America isn't the only country infatuated with the automobile. Cuba loves its cars too. What's considered a classic car in the United States is just a daily driver in this country limited to fixing up fixer-uppers due to trade issues. I'm betting...
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Havana, Cuba
Located on Calle Egidio y Gloria, in La Habana Vieja, this market is full of life... Totally charming.
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Chinatown, Havana, Cuba
I love Havana. There is something oh-so-special about the light--the life--in elegantly decayed La Habana. I go beyond old Havana, into the streets of Centro, of Cerro--walking, observing, experiencing. The laundry hangs from graceful old...
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Havana, Cuba
Havana's Barrio Chino is a surprising and unexpected gem of a place. Stop in for dinner at Tien Tan where you'll find Cuban-Chinese patrons enjoying dishes like tofu hotpot and other legit specialties from their extensive menu. Exploring this...
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Havana, Cuba
To see, feel, and experience is to understand. Enjoy Full Color Cuba, a full tour through Havana Cuba, with daily yoga and a complete people-to-people experience (January 19-24, 2019). This Cuba yoga retreat is for yogis and their non-yogi friends...
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Habana 61 Restaurante is centrally located just a few blocks away from the Museum of the Revolution on a small side street in Old Havana. The modern dining room features classic Cuban cuisine as well as a selection of more modern interpretations...
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Malecón, La Habana, Cuba
Standing practically in the shadow of Havana's immense soccer stadium, El Litoral is tricky to find. But once you do, it's easy to settle in. With a prime spot on the Malecon and some of the city's most modern decor, the restaurant is a refreshing...
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2111 Calle L, La Habana, Cuba
There's a trick to getting the most out of your Coppelia helado (ice cream) experience: You must queue. This massive ice cream palace is divided into a section for those paying in CUCs, the Cuban currency most tourists use, and several sections...