Artinhavana a space for cuban contemporary art

Artinhavana a space for cuban contemporary art

art.inhavana.net, online cuban art site , offers space to visual creators with a contemporary production. It involves artists, projects, art critics and curators. It offers information about spaces, exhibitions, events, studios of artist and other modalities of socialization of the institutional and independent art from the capital of Cuba, with a national and international reach […]

Glykys: gastronomic experience to enjoy in Pinar del Rio

Glykys: gastronomic experience to enjoy in Pinar del Rio

The Greek word ‘Glykys’, which means sweet, gives its name to the new bakery-candy store specialised that was founded a few months ago in the town of Pinar del Río. Every day, a renowned staff of chefs and master pastry chefs give life to a universe of culinary creations that include ice creams, tropical juices, […]

Guayabita del Pinar Rum Factory

Guayabita del Pinar Rum Factory

If you reach the western province of Pinar del Río you will find some tobacco plantations on both sides of the road, however, in the capital city of the territory, you will also find the factory of Guayabita del Pinar, one of the most interesting points for visitors to the region. The centre where the […]

Hotel Globo: hospitality in Pinar del Rio

Hotel Globo: hospitality in Pinar del Rio

Located in downtown Martí Street, the recently renovated Hotel Globo is one of the most beautiful gems in the city. The building, built more than a century ago, has been a silent witness to the history of Pinar del Río and has become a symbol of western Cuba. After a long period of silence, where […]

Rio del Medio, a place for enjoyment

Rio del Medio, a place for enjoyment

Located in the northern part of the province of Pinar del Río, the town of Río del Medio represents one of the most beautiful natural sites in the Pinar del Río region. Exotic for its contrast of gentle hilly terrain and the waters of the Caribbean Sea, the village shows the newcomer the particularities of […]

The comfort of Cuban hotels: Club Tropical

The comfort of Cuban hotels: Club Tropical

The Hotel Club Tropical is the option that the traveler looking for comfort needs, attractive prices and the opportunity to enjoy one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean: Varadero. 26 km from the Juan Gualberto Gomez International Airport, the 3-star all-inclusive hotel offers guests the opportunity to enjoy the services offered there, including […]

Havana Christ, blessing Cuba’s capital

Havana Christ, blessing Cuba’s capital

Esbelta and colossal, blessing the capital of all Cubans, is located on the other side of the bay the Statue of the Christ of Havana. Created in 1958 in Italy, the work of Cuban artist Jilma Madera represents the Sacred Heart of Jesus and is the world’s largest sculpture made by a woman, in Carrara […]

Martin Luther King centre: integration and defence of values

Martin Luther King centre: integration and defence of values

This Memorial Center is located in Havana under the name of the renowned American pastor Martin Luther King Jr., Nobel Peace Award laureate in 1964 for his efforts to eradicate apartheid. Heir to the ideals of the North American reverend, the center founded on April 25, 1987, is an initiative aimed at promoting values such […]

A la medida de lo cubano: Palacio de la Artesanía

A la medida de lo cubano: Palacio de la Artesanía

Palacio de la Artesanía is another of the places you should not miss on your trip to the capital of all Cubans, especially if you want to take home a present from your stay on the island. Full of history and Cuban history, this mansion currently houses a center for the marketing of souvenirs, which […]

Feria del Libro: Literature Festival in Cuba

Feria del Libro: Literature Festival in Cuba

The International Feria del Libro in Havana is the most important event dedicated to literature in the country. This cultural event is held every year during the month of February, in the space offered by the emblematic Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña, located at the entrance to Havana Bay. A large number of […]

Antiimperialist Tribune of Cubans

Antiimperialist Tribune of Cubans

The Anti-imperialist Tribune is a space of Vedado in Havana capital. Here have place ceremonies, concerts and political and cultural activities, mainly, for Cuban youth. It was built in front of the Havanan Malecon and to the current Embassy of United States, in the year 2000, with the purpose of becoming the platform on which […]

History of Cuba in Museum of the Revolution

History of Cuba in Museum of the Revolution

Built between 1913 and 1920, the Museum of the Revolution is a must-see for all lovers and curious people of Cuban history. This admirable building is located in the former Presidential Palace, a site used by several presidents before the revolutionary triumph and where the assault against the dictator Fulgencio Batista took place on March […]

Cocotaxis: original way of walking Havana

Cocotaxis: original way of walking Havana

If you are visiting the capital of Cuba and have already traveled its streets on foot, by bike or in the famous “almendrones”, try to venture with the Cocotaxis, a fun and unique option to know Havana. This original means of transport owes its name to its resemblance to the shape of a coconut, a […]

BuleBar66: New space for Cuban music

BuleBar66: New space for Cuban music

In the central boulevard of San Rafael in the capital, a new cultural center that defends Cuban music stands out before the eyes of walkers, with varied proposals for the public on the island and abroad. Bule Bar 66 is the name of this site that overflows with Cuban and artistic quality in each of […]

Los Pasteles Verdes, sweet attractive local

Los Pasteles Verdes, sweet attractive local

For few months a new attraction delights the palate of vueltabajeros: Los Pasteles Verdes, singular candy store inspired by the successful Peruvian group of the decade of the 70. The enclosure offers a pleasant and loosened atmosphere, livened up with music of the Prodigious Decade and decoration to the Creole style. The menu offers innovative […]

Vueltabajo from the high: Hill of Seboruco

Vueltabajo from the high: Hill of Seboruco

For the intrepid vacationers, lovers of the adventure, Vueltabajo proposes the visit to a peculiar place: The Hill of Seboruco, main elevation of the county. With 672,7 meters on the level of the sea, the summit, located to the north of the municipality Los Palacios, in the heart of Rosario’s Sierra, it always has a […]

Bacardi Footprint in Havana

Bacardi Footprint in Havana

With the most authentic Art Deco style, the Bacardi building in Old Havana is one of the symbols of Cuban architecture and a part of the history of the capital city of the Cubans. Its construction was completed in 1930, as part of a competition called by Bacardí, with the aim of selecting from among […]

More than history in Valle de los Ingenios

More than history in Valle de los Ingenios

Composed of 65 defactory ruins, summer houses, barracks and other sugar industry facilities, the Valle de los Ingenios, a few kilometers northeast of Trinidad, is a true museum of Cuban sugar production. This natural and cultural site, located on an extensive plain formed by the Agabama-Méyer, Santa Rosa and southern coastal plains, is a well-conceived […]

Palacio del Segundo Cabo: Latin American and Cuban history

Palacio del Segundo Cabo: Latin American and Cuban history

At a corner of the Plaza de Armas, in the Old Havana Historical Center, is located the Palacio del Segundo Cabo, a majestic building that constitutes a reference of the constructions during the colonial period. With a peculiar baroque style, the Palacio del Segundo Cabo attracts attention for its elegance and to preserve, as faithfully […]

Hotel Nacional, enchanted castle of Havana

Hotel Nacional, enchanted castle of Havana

Declared a National Monument and Memory of the World by UNESCO, the Hotel Nacional de Cuba is synonymous with elegance, refinement and good taste within the hotel industry of the island. The emblematic building of eclectic style, combined by Art Deco and neo-colonial design, has been in existence for more than eighty years, reasons that […]

Casa del Agua La Tinaja, to satiate thirst

Casa del Agua La Tinaja, to satiate thirst

Few places are as striking and unusual in the Cuban capital as Casa del Agua “La Tinaja” in Old Havana. This is a small establishment located in calle Obispo, to a side of Plaza de Armas, being part of the restaurant La Mina, specialized in Creole food. Casa del Agua “La Tinaja” is a place […]

A piece of China in Havana

A piece of China in Havana

Havana’s Chinatown is an oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of the Cuban capital. A place where you can breathe the airs of the distant oriental culture, whose roots are a permanent part of the idiosyncrasy of the inhabitants of this island. It is one of the largest and oldest Chinatowns in the American continent, […]

Museo Armería on La Habana, a collection to discover

Museo Armería on La Habana, a collection to discover

Discovering Cuba’s history through the weapons of each stage can be an interesting experience for those visiting the capital of this Caribbean island. This is precisely the proposal of the 9 de Abril Arms Museum, a site located in Mercaderes street in Old Havana, designed to preserve and exhibit the pieces of the country’s arms […]

Plaza Mayor de Trinidad, jewel of Cuban heritage

Plaza Mayor de Trinidad, jewel of Cuban heritage

The Plaza Mayor is the center of the historic quarter of the beautiful city of Trinidad, in Sancti Spíritus. With a stately colonial style, the Plaza is a place of congregation for visitors from all over the world, who come here to admire the architectural beauty of the Trinitarian city and its history. Since the […]

Manacas-Iznaga, faithful guardian of Trinidad city

Manacas-Iznaga, faithful guardian of Trinidad city

With four centuries of existence, the Tower of Manacas-Iznaga in Trinidad, is one of those sites that, for the luck of Cuban and foreign visitors, remains unbreakable as a symbol of the city and national heritage. Undoubtedly an attribute of the region, the Tower comes to our days as yet another example of the splendour […]

Farmacia francesa Triolet: remedio contra la nostalgia

Farmacia francesa Triolet: remedio contra la nostalgia

If there was an effective remedy to cure nostalgia for the past, with the right prescription one could buy it at the French pharmacy Triolet, which since 1882 has opened its doors in the historical center of Matanzas, in western Cuba. An atmosphere tinged with old essences brought from distant lands, books of formulas, cedar […]

Cuban Ice Cream Cathedral: Coppelia

Cuban Ice Cream Cathedral: Coppelia

The Coppelia of Havana is more than an option to taste the delicious ice cream that is made in Cuba; Coppelia is a meeting point and space to share with family and friends but, above all, it is a symbol of the capital of all Cubans. This ice-cream parlour owes its name to the famous […]

Cine Yara, big screen for Cubans

Cine Yara, big screen for Cubans

One of the representative spaces of the Havana city, which allows direct contact with Cuban cinema of all times, is the Yara Cinema. This institution of the first half of the last century, is located in the downtown Vedado Habanero and is one of the main leisure options for the capitals and visitors from all […]

Authentic natural environment in Playa Larga

Authentic natural environment in Playa Larga

One of the most paradisiacal and tropical places in Cuba is Playa Larga, an area located on the southern coast of the Caribbean island, specifically in the Ciénaga de Zapata, known as the largest and best preserved wetland in the insular Caribbean. This beautiful coastal settlement, 175 km from Havana and 132 km from Varadero, […]

Legacy of Sarrá Pharmacy

Legacy of Sarrá Pharmacy

The Museo-Farmacia Sarrá is a site that treasures a valuable pharmaceutical heritage, exposed to visitors who wish to know what was once Cuba’s largest dispensary and the second of its kind in Latin America. The original name of this place is La Reunion, however, everyone recognizes it as Sarrá Pharmacy, due to the surname of […]

Tempting chocolate aroma on Mercaderes Street

Tempting chocolate aroma on Mercaderes Street

Many are the travellers who happen to be stopped on the corner of Mercaderes 255, captivated by the exquisite aroma of chocolate, as they travel through the streets of Havana in the past. In this corner of the historic quarter of the capital, you will find the Casa del Chocolate, one of the most visited […]

University of Havana, temple of wisdom and history

University of Havana, temple of wisdom and history

Many of the visitors who arrive in Cuba have a tradition of visiting the University of Havana, and take a snapshot that treasures forever the moment next to the Alma Mater, the bronze statue that is a symbol of this building and emblem for all Cuban students. The University of Havana is the oldest on […]

Havanan Malecon, symbol of all Cubans

Havanan Malecon, symbol of all Cubans

Havana’s Malecón is the most famous seafront promenade in Cuba and one of the capital’s places where most people from different parts of the world gather. Named by some as the world’s longest bench, this concrete wall overlooks the city’s northern coast and serves as a seat for all those who come to this area […]

Manzana: majestic hotel in Old Havana

Manzana: majestic hotel in Old Havana

Havana Vieja, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, recently boasts the majesty of one of Cuba’s most luxurious historic buildings: the Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski. The popularly known by the Havanese as Manzana de Gómez, is today a splendid five-star hotel plus that offers attractive facilities and high level services to please the most demanding visitors. […]

Hotel Inglaterra, witness from colonial Havana

Hotel Inglaterra, witness from colonial Havana

One of Havana’s most renowned buildings for its history, its splendour and what it represents for the marvelous city, is the Hotel Inglaterra. Its privileged location in the historic quarter, in front of the Central Park and very close to the Capitol, allows visitors a comfortable and profitable route through the colonial part of the […]

The legend of the India Havana

The legend of the India Havana

The Fountain of India or the Noble Havana, as it is also called, is a beautiful statue that represents the native Havana, according to legend, wife of the chieftain who reigned on the island at the arrival of the Spanish colonizers, and from which the capital of Cuba takes her name. Placed at the end […]

Focsa, Havanan giant

Focsa, Havanan giant

At 121 meters above sea level, defying the passing of time and the onslaught of the weather, the Focsa Building, one of the seven wonders of Cuban civil engineering, stands on the top of the city’s top floor. As a faithful sentinel in the form of a Y, it remains motionless and majestic in the […]

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