It was the inhabitants of 19th century Havana, motivated perhaps by the origins of all around them, who erected this shrine ... More
It was the inhabitants of 19th century Havana, motivated perhaps by the origins of all around them, who erected this shrine with a bust of Christopher Columbus and three paintings by Juan Bautista Vermay. The monument marks the exact place where the settlement of San Cristóbal de la Habana was founded in 1519. Together with this building, which is one of the first examples of a neo-classical style from the colonial architectural period, also stands a column to represent the original ceiba tree under which the first mass and Council of Havana were held.
Framed by majestic looking early 19th century buildings, this park (also known as Parque Jose Martí) dates back to 1903.
It is a large park surrounded by some of Old Havana's finest restaurants and hotels, including the hotels Sevilla, ...
Built in 1929 to house the island's Senate and House of Representatives, National Capitol Building and with a dome that
dominates the Havana skyline, this building looks rather similar to the Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. Inside ...
One of the most significant historical buildings in Santa Barbara, this historic place was the last of four military fortresses
built by the Spanish. It is home for many events throughout the year and guided tours are available.