Havana was founded in 1519 by the Spanish. By the 17th century, it had become one of the Caribbean's main centres for ... More
Old Havana and its Fortifications
Havana was founded in 1519 by the Spanish. By the 17th century, it had become one of the Caribbean's main centres for ship-building. Although it is today a sprawling metropolis of 2 million inhabitants, its old centre retains an interesting mix of Baroque and neoclassical monuments, and a homogeneous ensemble of private houses with arcades, balconies, wrought-iron gates and internal courtyards.
This museum offers a collection of personal belongings pertaining to the world famous Cuban writer and poet Jose Lezama Lima
(1910 1976), author of the novel “Paradiso” (Paradise). Among the objects on display are a collection of paintings, and ...
One of the best things about this hotel is its excellent location and economic prices, which help make it ideal
accommodation for travelers on a tight budget. Another advantage is that guests are allowed to use the swimming pool ...
This square is located in the city centre close to Havana Cathedral and the sea. Surrounded by plants, it is
lined on all sides by marble benches. Curiously, the numerous lamps that light the square are not powered by ...