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“A must of course”
Review of El Malecon

El Malecon
Ranked #7 of 241 things to do in Havana
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La Jolla, California
Level 6 Contributor
325 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
“A must of course”
Reviewed March 21, 2013

This is one of the only good places to jog in downtown Havana. Otherwise the sidewalks are very uneven and even dangerous. But the crumbling buildings along the breakwater, and the peaks into people's lives in them, is definitely a must do.

Visited March 2013
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Havana, Cuba
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“walk this road”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

great street along the ocean, there is much construction with the fronts of buildings being restored, and too much traffic, but you can see that this was an amazing place and it is now so cool to walk at night

Visited January 2013
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Dunedin, Florida
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“WOW!”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

During the day, it's a very nice walk and a great opportunity to take pictures.....waves crashing onshore! At night, it's a hangout for everyone....some areas are very dark...and you must be very careful.

Visited March 2013
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Haifa, Israel
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39 reviews
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“Malecon the see view of Havana”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Well nice to start from the old city if you are a wakinglover as i am and finsh in hotel nacional, that you nice pictures of old and new, many old cars taxi drivers offer a ride that includes the malecon.

Visited January 2013
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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“Crashing Waves”
Reviewed March 17, 2013

Stunning to experience the waves crashing over the sea wall. A great walk along El Malecon - not to be missed.

Visited March 2013
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