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Old Havana

Address: Toda la Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Ranked #1 of 109 Attractions in Havana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining
Owner description: Bohemian, rhythmically Latin, certainly picturesque and, above all, charming.
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks, Other
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining
Owner description: Bohemian, rhythmically Latin, certainly picturesque and, above all, charming.
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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We went to Havana on a tour and loved it. They are currently restoring some of the old buildings and you will see lots of lovely 1950's cars. A tour is great as you can hit lots of spots in one shot. The Tropicana is a fun way to conclude the trip to Havana. The dinner that is included with... More 

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Uddevalla
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21 reviews 21 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

WE LOVED IT!!! Beautiful bulidings, Music and art everywere! Truy Lovely!! Watch out for bicycle taxis, they ar not very good. Walk around yourself in the magical area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We were treated to a fun tour of old Havana by Rudy. Be carful of these tours though as we found ourselves booking dinner and entertainment for that night. Both were good but dinner was greatly over priced.

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Konigstein im Taunus, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

In walking distance you will find almost all important things to see and to do. Enjoy the people and unique settings

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Edmonton, Canada
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We walked for about 3 hours, including lunch, with our 2 tweener sons. My impression: beautiful, old architecture that has withstood much more than the time that has passed...it's mesmerizing to watch those streets in action. I recommend hiring a private guide to show you around (street signs are ... optional; we would have easily gotten lost and/or missed some... More 

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rotterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

There is no comparison for the old city. It is absolutely breath taking. And although it is a work in progress there is so much to see and do that you have to reserve at least three days. We never felt unsafe not even after dark. We have been in many places in the America's but this city has a... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Plaza Vieja is architecturally most eclectic; Cuban baroque meets and nestles seamlessly with Art Nouveau inspired by Gaudi. Bulk of the colonial architecture has survived unscathed in the 21st century. The preservation has been given a helping hand by the nomination of Habana Vieja, as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cuba’s brief flirtation with the Soviet Union has also resulted... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Old Havana is unique. And you really must take time to see it before it is gone. Australians will understand it is all about 'the vibe', which is truly amazing and to be found nowhere else we have been. What makes it so unique? It is the buildings, the people, the plazas, the cars, the bars, the music, the restaurants.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Havana is one of the most famous cities in the world lies on the northern coast of Cuba, south of the Florida Keys, where the Gulf of Mexico joins the Caribbean. Havana is a living time capsule of days gone by, from its Spanish colonial history to the enduring legacy of the Revolution. Contemporary Havana can essentially be described as... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The ususal, hookers, pimps, hustlers, beggers, more pimps, beggars, hustllers, and more hustlers...more pimps, more chiksa, hustlers, and more hustlers, did I mention hustlers, pimps, and more chikas..well u get the point..lol also get some great pics and videos..amazing..

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