Sights & Attractions in Havana

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Name Category Location
 
Capitolio
Modeled after Washington, D.C.'s domed Capitol...
Architectural Sites Centro Habana
 
Casa de la Obrapía
This house is named for the obra pía (pious...
Houses / Mansions La Habana Vieja
 
Casa Natal de José Martí
On January 28, 1853, Cuba's padre de la patria...
Museums / Galleries La Habana Vieja
 
Castillo de la Real Fuerza
Constructed in 1558 by order of Spanish King...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Castillo de los Tres Reyes del Morro
Begun in 1589, Havana's landmark fort is named...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites Habana del Este
 
Castillo de San Carlos de la Cabaña
In 1762 Lord Albemarle took El Morro for the...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites Habana del Este
 
Castillo de San Salvador de la Punta
On a point (hence, the name) directly across...
Military Sites Habana del Este
 
Catedral de la Habana
Cuba's Cervantes Prize–winning novelist, Alejo...
Religious Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Cojímar
The fishing village Hemingway described in The...
Towns Habana del Este
 
Edificio Bacardí
Built in 1930, the former Bacardí rum...
Architectural Sites Centro Habana
 
El Cristo de La Habana
Sometimes referred to as El Cristo de Casa Blanca...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Habana del Este
 
El Malecón
Havana's famous Malecón, sheltered by a sea...
Promenades / Boardwalks Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
 
El Templete
This neoclassical, faux-Doric temple was built in...
Religious Sites, Memorials / Monuments La Habana Vieja
 
Estudiantes de Medicina
A fragment of Havana's early ramparts...
Memorials / Monuments Centro Habana
 
Fábrica de Tabacos Partagás
Tobacco is a fundamental part of Cuban life,...
Industrial Sites Centro Habana
 
Fundación Destilera Havana Club
A stop here provides a look at the insides of a...
Museums / Galleries La Habana Vieja
 
Guanabacoa
Once a small sugar and tobacco center,...
Towns Habana del Este
 
Iglesia Santo Cristo del Buen Viaje
Although originally founded in 1640 as the...
Religious Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Iglesia y Convento Menor de San Francisco de Asís
The Latin inscription over the main door of this...
Religious Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Maqueta de la Habana Vieja
This scale model of La Habana Vieja is a very...
Museums / Galleries La Habana Vieja
 
Memorial Granma
A glass enclosure behind the Museo de la...
Military Sites, Memorials / Monuments Centro Habana
 
Monumento Máximo Gómez
This bronze equestrian monument honors the great...
Memorials / Monuments Centro Habana
 
Museo de Artes Decorativos
The house containing this museum was built in...
Museums / Galleries Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
 
Museo de la Revolución
Batista's Palacio Presidencial, unsuccessfully...
Museums / Galleries, Architectural Sites Centro Habana
 
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes—Colección Cubana
Havana's fine-arts museum occupies two separate...
Museums / Galleries Centro Habana
 
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes—Colección de Arte Universal
The collection is housed in the splendid Centro...
Museums / Galleries Centro Habana
 
Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
At the western end of the Plaza de Armas is the...
Castles / Palaces La Habana Vieja
 
Parque Central
Across from the Hotel de Inglaterra and the Gran...
Parks Centro Habana
 
Parque Coppelia
Named for the 1870 ballet by the French composer...
Parks Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
 
Plaza de Armas
So called for its use as a drill field by...
Squares La Habana Vieja
 
Plaza de la Catedral
The square that surrounds and is named for the...
Squares La Habana Vieja
 
Plaza de la Revolución
This plaza in upper Vedado may seem grandiose and...
Squares Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
 
Plaza Vieja
What is now called the Old Square was originally...
Squares La Habana Vieja

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