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Havana, Cuba

Legendary nightlife, iconic music and distinct culture. Take the unique opportunity to get to know fascinating local culture while discovering the timeless sights and sounds of nostalgic Havana. Mingle with locals and partake in the vibrant community art projects as you immerse yourself in a place untouched by time.

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Havana, Cuba

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Don't miss the Plaza de la Catedral, one of the old town squares in Havana and home to the Cathedral of Havana San Cristobal. With its majestic 18th century architecture and landmarks, it's known as one of the most valuable historical sites in the city. Visitors can admire the cathedral as they sip Cuba's signature cafecito in the plaza café.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Take a ride in a classic car through the historic Malecón.
  • Marvel at the neo-classical style of the National Capitol Building, El Capitolio; the former seat of government in Cuba. The building is now the Cuban Academy of Science.
  • Walk along the cobblestoned streets and see landmarks such as the Fuente de los Leones, Fountain of Lions, in Plaza de San Francisco de Asis.
  • Learn about the history of Plaza Vieja, once the site of executions, bullfights and fiestas to be witnessed from surrounding balconies.

Get a Taste of Local Flavour

Be like the locals and enjoy some traditional Cuban Flan, a delicious caramelised pastry. Visitors should also check out Cuba’s signature Cuban cigars, the perfect souvenir.

Local Currency

The official currency of Havana, Cuba is the Cuban Peso (CUP). However, tourists will receive Cuban Convertible Pesos (CUC).

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    Before You Visit

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