Sights & Attractions in Havana

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Acuario Nacional
At the national aquarium, you can learn about many of Cuba's 900...
Zoos / Aquariums Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
 
Antigua Iglesia de San Francisco de Paula
The restored San Francisco de Paula church stands in a plaza...
Religious Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Asociación Cultural Yoruba de Cuba
The Asociación Cultural Yoruba provides a close look at African...
Museums / Galleries Centro Habana
 
Callejón de Hamel
This neighborhood project, directed by and featuring the painting...
Neighborhoods / Streets, Arts / Performance Venues Centro Habana
 
Cárcel de la Habana
A fragment of this 19th-century jail has been preserved as the...
Memorials / Monuments, Jails Centro Habana
 
Centro Wifredo Lam
Dedicated to and named for the great Cuban surrealist painter...
Museums / Galleries La Habana Vieja
 
Droguería Sarrà
This still functioning art-nouveau pharmacy may sometimes be...
Architectural Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Finca Vigía
Even those convinced that they've outgrown their thirst for Hemingway...
Houses / Mansions Habana del Este
 
Iglesia del Espíritu Santo
Havana's oldest church (c. 1638) was built by Afro-Cubans who...
Religious Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Iglesia del Santo Angel Custodio
This prim little white church is a required visit for literature...
Religious Sites Centro Habana
 
Iglesia y Convento de la Merced
Although it was begun in 1755, this church and convent complex...
Religious Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Instituto Superior de Arte
Built on the site of the pre-Revolutionary Country Club of Havana...
Educational Institutions Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
 
Jaimanitas
Jaimanitas is a sweet little fishing village composed of wooden...
Towns Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
 
Museo de la Alfabetización
This museum is dedicated to the literacy crusade of 1961, during...
Museums / Galleries Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
 
Museo del Ministerio del Interior
This museum's displays include hard evidence of the 40 years...
Museums / Galleries Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
 
Necrópolis Cristóbal Colón
The Christopher Columbus Cemetery sprawls behind a huge ceremonial...
Cemeteries Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
 
Palacio de Aldama
Just past the Parque de la Fraternidad Americana's southwest...
Houses / Mansions Centro Habana
 
Parque Emiliano Zapata
This park is dedicated to the Mexican revolutionary agrarian...
Squares Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
 
Parque Lenin
This vast amusement park was popular with Cubans before the 1992...
Parks Habana del Este
 
Regla
Probably named for a West African Yoruba deity, this seafarers'...
Towns Habana del Este
 
Union Nacional de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba
Occupying what was once the Casa Juan Gelats, one of Vedado's...
Arts / Performance Venues Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
 
Universidad de la Habana
The University of Havana was originally founded in 1728 behind...
Educational Institutions Vedado, Miramar, and Beyond
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