Just in the street Mercaderes of colonial Havana, is located a peculiar place that intoxicates everyone who travels through this area of the Cuban capital. Inside, the most captivating fragrances are made and sold, extracted from exotic natural flowers.

Havana 1791 is a handmade perfumery that imitates the techniques of the past and has twelve species of plants including jasmine, violet, orange blossom and tobacco.

With a unique gift, the flowers are worked to extract an exquisite aroma that is packaged in the most original jars, so that the visitor can treasure or give away lacoloniac as a souvenir of the stay in the capital.

In the perfumery Havana 1791 the client can also bring with him a sample of his personalised fragrance, which he can wear on one of the silver earrings on offer.

Its services also include aromatherapy, consultations in which people can relax their state of mind and enjoy an unparalleled peace, just by inhaling the essential oils of the place.

Candles, scent pads, decorations with flower petals and still life are some of the entirely handmade products that Havana 1791 offers to its visitors.

A place to relax, get to know old techniques to elaborate the perfume, and take home a sample of the authentic smells of this Caribbean Island.

For visits: Mercaderes street. Habana Vieja. La Habana. Cuba (23.138619, -82.350109)

by: Lys Alfonso Bergantiño