Sights & Attractions in Havana

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Things to Do in La Habana Vieja

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Antigua Iglesia de San Francisco de Paula
The restored San Francisco de Paula church stands in a plaza at...
Religious Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Casa de la Obrapía
This house is named for the obra pía (pious work) with orphans...
Houses / Mansions La Habana Vieja
 
Casa Natal de José Martí
On January 28, 1853, Cuba's padre de la patria (father of the...
Museums / Galleries La Habana Vieja
 
Castillo de la Real Fuerza
Constructed in 1558 by order of Spanish King Felipe II three...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Catedral de la Habana
Cuba's Cervantes Prize–winning novelist, Alejo Carpentier, may...
Religious Sites La Habana Vieja
 
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
 
El Templete
This neoclassical, faux-Doric temple was built in 1828 on the...
Religious Sites, Memorials / Monuments La Habana Vieja
 
Fundación Destilera Havana Club
A stop here provides a look at the insides of a rum distillery—including...
Museums / Galleries La Habana Vieja
 
Iglesia del Espíritu Santo
Havana's oldest church (c. 1638) was built by Afro-Cubans who...
Religious Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Iglesia Santo Cristo del Buen Viaje
Although originally founded in 1640 as the Ermita de Nuestra...
Religious Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Iglesia y Convento de la Merced
Although it was begun in 1755, this church and convent complex...
Religious Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Iglesia y Convento Menor de San Francisco de Asís
The Latin inscription over the main door of this church and convent...
Religious Sites La Habana Vieja
 
Maqueta de la Habana Vieja
This scale model of La Habana Vieja is a very handy way to get...
Museums / Galleries La Habana Vieja
 
Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
At the western end of the Plaza de Armas is the former residence...
Castles / Palaces La Habana Vieja
 
Plaza de Armas
So called for its use as a drill field by colonial troops, this...
Squares La Habana Vieja
 
Plaza de la Catedral
The square that surrounds and is named for the Catedral de la...
Squares La Habana Vieja
 
Plaza Vieja
What is now called the Old Square was originally Plaza Nueva...
Squares La Habana Vieja
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