The Centro neighborhood has a little something for everyone. History buffs will appreciate its eclectic mixture of monuments and monumental architecture from the 17th through the 20th centuries....
Habana del Este
Havana's eastern reaches have several interesting sights. The Regla neighborhood has strong Afro-Cuban traditions, and nearby Guanabacoa is known for its excellent museum dedicated to Santería,...
La Habana Vieja
La Habana Vieja is a thick concentration of colonial architecture and humanity—a vibrant wedge of restoration work and tumultuous street life all set to music. Dubbed "Key to the New World" for...
Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
In colonial days this area was placed off-limits—that is, vedado ("vetoed," or forbidden)—to provide jungly protection from the pirates that attacked Havana from the west. Trespassers, whether...