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Old Havana

Havana, Cuba
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Ranked #1 of 116 Attractions in Havana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Neighborhoods, Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Dining, Shopping
Traveler Description: Old Havana is one of the most unique, atmospheric places on the planet. The people, the buildings, the music, the history, the food— it's an amazing... more »
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Marrakech, Morocco
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

At the time we were there they seemed to be digging up most of the streets in the area so not great walking off the main thoroughfares. I didn't like the attitude of the taxi people who seemed to think we needed a horse drawn carriage trip every 30 minutes and did not like hearing 'no thanks'. Old American cars... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Old Havana's a no-brainer. It's beautiful. Just beware of kitschy souvenir shops and peddlers hawking fake cigars.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Just be careful! In the area of the bar there are very friendly/ plausible couples who draw you in to conversation and offer to introduce you to a bar with great music and atmosphere. When you're in the bar they sit with you order drinks for themselves and when the bill comes you see that, actually, prices are double the... More

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El Paso
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Love the Cuban people, friendly and outgoing. Much to see and do in a small space. Been there three times now. Love it.

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

GREAT, friendly people. Amazingly gorgeous architecture. History preserved wonderfully. Towering monuments, lots of parks, statues. I fell in love with Old Havana.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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36 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

The old part of Havana is a maze of roads set in blocks so it's easy to naviate around on foot. Wherever you turn there are bicitaxi's offering to take you to wherever you want to go so if you're lost or trying to get to a specific place they're worth considering. We enjoyed wondering up & down some of... More

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Loved it, don't know if it would be for everyone, as totally different to any where else I've ever travelled. Architecture amazing, people so friendly and helpful. Our hotel was amazing and really well placed. Only down side, the pushy competition for commuting on hotel doorstep...but also understandable.....although, very wearing!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

The city is very very touristic, especially the old havana and the center close to the old city. Be careful for frauds. Despite the look, it is very safe.

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Shanghai
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Historical side of Havana,true and charming ,i love the atmosphere even the has a lot turist..is part of Havana history and culture ,unique charm and magic time there with Cuban live music in the street and quiet corner

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Venray, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Good bars, a lot to see, one day isd not enough to see the entire city. You can travel the whole old city on foot.

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