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With five times as many inhabitants as the country's next biggest city, Santiago de Cuba, Havana is in a class by itself. Nowhere else are the contradictions which have come to characterize Cuba – particularly since the advent of mass tourism and the introduction of a dual currency system – as pronounced as they are in the capital. The emerging middle class, most of whom have made their money through the latest wave of tourism, drift around the brand-new shopping malls, while just down the road long queues of people clutching ration books form outside the local bodega. Restoration projects have …
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Top Hotels in Havana, Cuba

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Iberostar Parque Central

One of the most luxurious four-star international hotels in the city, offering all the necessary facilities. Its modern and somewhat lavish architectural style, still conserves certain ...

Top Things to Do in Havana, Cuba

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Cementerio de Cristóbal Colón

The beauty and magnificence of this cemetery has made it famous throughout the Latin American continent. Established in 1876, it holds nearly a million graves, many of whose ...

Top Restaurants in Havana, Cuba

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Floridita (El)

One of the most popular restaurants in Havana, not only for its award winning fish and seafood dishes, but also for its cocktails, this place is locally referred to as ...