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Address: Toda la Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
Phone Number: +53-52478045
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Shopping, Dining
Description: Bohemian, rhythmically Latin, certainly picturesque and, above all...
Bohemian, rhythmically Latin, certainly picturesque and, above all, charming.
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a very interesting area

We liked walking around the streets discovering new things We entered different buildings and liked to watch the people moving around

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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tel aviv
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

We liked walking around the streets discovering new things We entered different buildings and liked to watch the people moving around

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Get onto your feet and have a good nose up and down the back streets as well as the main areas. Get in to the large markets around the port area and look up and the buildings which must have been splendid at one time. Its not a long walk to anywhere and is worth the time and effort, even... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

So sad how the Cubans are forced to live but the cuban history from the past 500 years is mind boggling. The spaniards left so much to see and you will not be disappointed if you like old buildings, castles, old war time structures and the history behind them. A must visit if you are in cuba!

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Halifax, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Great place to see what living in the 50's was like in Havana. Great food and friendly people. I go there for the weather, rum and cigars. Can not wait to go back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

I liked the old square - plaza vieja and arms square but I found the parque centrale to be too touristy with people coming up to sell things, etc. It is worth going down some of the side streets to find "hole in the wall" art galleries and little cafes, etc.

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Orangeville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Loved the history...negotiate with vendors...will charge you double for pop/snacks/souvenirs if you don't negotiate

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Since December there have been many start-ups promoting trips to Cuba. Experience is critical. Cuba offers much to enjoy but it can be a nightmare if your tour company is not experienced. There are many I would suggest. Gate 1 Travel, RoadScholars, are two excellent, well-experienced tour providers. There are others, Get referrals, check credentials. My recent Gate 1 tour... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We arranged our tour of Havana through our Sunwing Representative. I stressed to him that my husband had not been to Cuba before, although I had. He was a great historian and quite amicable. He tried his best to keep the (40) of us together and maintain the timeframe, but unfortunately we had (4) Chinese women on board that had... More 

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Canterbury kent UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

atmosphere and 'ambience' were everything I had hoped for but was surprising was the people - great habaneros...

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Cividale del Friuli, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

the palaces, the places, the restaurants... you leave the stress or europe but not the elegancy... don't forget to take a coco taxy or red bus for take a easy round of the city for a cheap price

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