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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 busy, hot city full of life

If you're going to visit Cuba then you're going to visit the Old Town! But allow for the heat and the relentless hassling of the locals which are both exhausting. There are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

If you're going to visit Cuba then you're going to visit the Old Town! But allow for the heat and the relentless hassling of the locals which are both exhausting. There are some good museums, but don't be surprised if the opening hours are erratic or if they're closed for renovation.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful architecture. Old buildings were run down but you can see the potential when it is going to be all rebuilt. There was a nice 50's feel to the city but hawkers everywhere asking for money even to use a public bathroom. They swarm you and beg for money.

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Stoke Row, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A must see on any trip to Cuba. We walked the city on a beautiful day, soaking up the sights and atmosphere. A very charming place.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

You see alot of the real world Cuban people and there day to day struggles walking around Old Havana which is in a poor area of the city. There is currently a massive amount of work going on restoring old buildings and streets, the restored parts are very well done and does feel like stepping back in time. Definitely worth... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Old Havana a mixture of fantastic period houses,some in poor repair, and fantastic people. This may be the last period to visit before American investment turns it into Florida. It retains the spirit of Cuba and though poor the place oozes charm, the people are great, the music is great and there is plenty to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Loved our 3 nights in Havana. Highlights are too many to mention, but would recommend the horse and cart trip, gets you into the most beautiful parts of the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We loved so much we ended spending a whole week instead of getting on the road. Get lost, forget the maps, interact with the locals, don`t worry, buy someone a beer, smoke a cigar!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We rented a vintage car with driver and guide and visited Havana during our stay in Cuba. The old Havana was without a doubt my favorite. The architecture, colors and vintage cars contribute to such a fantastic atmosphere. If I could make an adjustment to my trip I would have spent a night in Havana before retuning back to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Walking around in the Old Havana you get catched by the fantastic atmosphere. The colours, the sound of the traditional music and all the old American cars!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Havana Old Town is best explored on foot. Its lovely to just wander around and just listen to the buzz in the city, soak up the ambience. The people are lovely. The exhaust fumes build up in the evening, however it all adds to the charm. Do exercise caution, pickpocketing is rife. Also watch the hawkers who can be a... More 

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