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

Habana Viejo or Old Havana is a city frozen in time. Not only the vintage cars but the buildings and the general area are a place that must be seen to be appreciated. They are in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Boca Raton, Florida
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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Habana Viejo or Old Havana is a city frozen in time. Not only the vintage cars but the buildings and the general area are a place that must be seen to be appreciated. They are in the process of updating the area but all of the work is being done by hand. I only saw one crane while in Havana.... More 

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Baughurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

A wonderful city to visit from the old so time derelict buildings to those being refurbished. Go soon before country fully opened to tourists when a lot of its magic will be lost

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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

The city is easily one of the most beautiful Spanish colonial cities anywhere. It's worth spending a day or two just walking around, discovering it street by street, plaza by plaza.

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Genoa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Old Havana is simply a gem! What a place to see and enjoy history and architecture, what a place to see what real Cuba is a all about. Simply the best landmark in Cuba.

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Perth, Australia
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

I loved walking around this grimy old city just imagining what it must have looked like in it's hey day! It has a very friendly and safe feeling about the place and apart from the odd opportunist scammer it was an easy city to get around. I got on the Hop on Hop off bus which does a very large... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

So full of life, really amazing to walk around, you do need to be aware of the people who will talk to you, and try and avoid giving out money, because if you get seen doing it once, you will be a target, but amazing place.

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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Old Havana is an enchantment. Do visit Old Havana before it might change. There is just no place like this.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Old Havana is a must see. If for no other reason than to marvel at the once magnificent architecture. Hopefully, these buildings can be restored, not torn down. Not much to buy as a tourist just yet. But music scene and fun bars/restaurants are abundant.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful city. First, the atmosphere: vital and alive and relaxed and anticipatory all at the same time. Then the people - friendly and polite and happy to chat, provide you with dodgy cartoon portraits, entice you to a salsa event or just pass the time of day. Then the architecture - endless beautiful, fading façades alongside pristine... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Took a tour with Cuba tours around the old town and the new town and got to see the sights and get the history of the places of interest. Loved the Old town as there was so many gorgeous squares that we visited and getting to know about the cannons and the old buildings.

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