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“Old Havan”
Review of Old Havana

Ranked #1 of 235 things to do in Havana
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Owner description: Bohemian, rhythmically Latin, certainly picturesque and, above all, charming.
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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“Old Havan”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

Lots of oooohs, lots of Ahhhhs and lots of mmmmmm, some good, bad and downright ugly but well worth a visit, too much to see but its not ideal for shopping. Go with a open mind and enjoy the city

Visited August 2013
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Almendralejo, Spain
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“Magic”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

There are very little things you can compare with a walk in old Havana. It is like going to another century...

I recommend to walk thru the "Malecon", and just enjoy loosing yourself....

Visited October 2012
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Dallas, Texas
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“Old havana is interesting place but very expense”
Reviewed August 31, 2013

Everything on the old Havana is very expense included a souvenir. Few restaurants have air conditioners. For example, In our visit to the Bodegita del Medio, we were surprised that this very famous place doen't have air aconditioners. Also, the food wasn't good there but it was very expense. I stronger recommend a restaurant next to 5ta and 42 shopping center. This place offer a variety of foods and very good price. In addition, this restaurant has air conditioner, and people who work there are very friendly and professional.

Visited August 2013
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Kings Lynn, England
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“Real Havana”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

See the real Havana with a walk around the streets around Parque Central Hotel for authenticity. The maze of scruffy little shops and take a look through the open doors to see the sparse lifestyle. The people have little but seem very happy with their lot.

Visited August 2013
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Wiltshire
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“Fascinating to wander around”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Just take a couple of days to wander the streets with a rough idea of the main points you want to visit. Interesting sites at every corner, just be persistent in saying "No" to the offers of cigars and rum!

Visited August 2013
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