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Miniature Havana (Maqueta de la Habana)

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Address: Calle 28 | Between Avenidas 1 and 3, Miramar, Havana, Cuba

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Worth a few minutes

We didn't have a professional guide like another reviewer; one of the workers at the attraction came in and spoke for a few minutes, basically pointing out a few landmarks like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
floridalibn
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Lakeland, FL
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Lakeland, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We didn't have a professional guide like another reviewer; one of the workers at the attraction came in and spoke for a few minutes, basically pointing out a few landmarks like the various squares and the cathedral. Without more knowledge of the city, this attraction didn't mean much to me; it was interesting for its detail, but I couldn't really... More 

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Havana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

this is the 2 miniature city, and the people there are always working to extent it, you can see a lot of details.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

This was a family project that took its members several years to complete. It is a to-scale re-creation of the city. I read that it was "dusty" and needed work, but I didn't see that at all. They have a laser pointer available for help in locating different places. You can walk around three sides of it, which will give... More 

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Thank heyjudithz
Evesham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Very interesting model of the entire city. Great for viewing everything from above. Also some interesting maps around the walls. There are free to use telescope around the room to view everything in detail. Think is meant to be 3 CUCs for entry and 2 CUCs for taking photos but my group of four were charged nothing and a guide... More 

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Thank Clare C
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This project was begun in the late 1980's and it has not been thoroughly completed yet since Havana is a big city (400 square miles). This model is a must for those wanting to understand the layout and growth of the city since it was founded on the present site in 1519!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

The model of old town Havana is definitely worth a visit. It represents the old, historic part of town. We were told that the model is quite accurate, down to the correct color on the buildings. It gives you a good feel for the layout of the city. They even have a short light show, as the overhead lights dim,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

If you are into miniatures or if you happen to be right in the area it might be worth a stop. Good way to see an overview of Havana. We were ready to leave after a quick 5 min walk around.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

A brief visit here is good to see the size and scope of Havana. One of the tour guides can walk you through the history and growth of the city

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Montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Well worth the minimal price requested. Increadibly accurate model of Havana - really helps to get a grasp of the harbor and neighborhoods.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

As an Urban Designer, I had heard about this model and there was no way I was gonna take a pass on it. I am glad I went in! I absolutely loved this model of Havana. It was apparently commissioned work and it turned out really well. It costs 1.50 CUC to get in plus 2 extra CUC if you... More 

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