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  • Architecture: Gran Teatro de La Habana

    Gran Teatro de La Habana, Havana . Cuba

    • Destination: Havana
    • Open: Daily
    • Address: Prado e/ San Rafael y Consulado, Havana City. Cuba
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  • Description Architecture: Gran Teatro de La Habana, Havana . Cuba

    Centro Gallego de La Habana (Galician Center of Havana).

    One of the architectural jewelry of Havana is placed in front of Parque Central, next to Capitolio Nacional and it is the Gran Teatro de La Habana. At the beginnings it was named Tacón and it was inaugurated in 1915 in the building which belonged to the Centro Gallego de La Habana.

    Two aspects emerge from this institution, the first class art showed there, with outstanding personalities during its history (Sara Bernhardth, Enrico Caruso, Alicia Alonso), and the incredible neo-baroque façade of the building with the signature of the Belgian architect Paul Belau, and decorated by other international sculptors, which can be seen in its four sides covering a whole block between Consulado, San Rafael, San Martín and Prado streets.

    Between seat and circles, the capacity of its main hall, named Federico García Lorca, is for two thousand people. Other two halls of a lower capacity formed part of the great cultural center, as well as, art galleries and other small premises for different artist companies which have their space there (National Ballet of Cuba, National Opera, etc).

    Moreover, not only in its façade there are evidences of its exquisiteness, but also its indoors halls show the luxury and elegance of the time. Its stages have shown the better artistic representations of all times. There, the prestigious International Ballet Festival is held every two years where the most relevant worldwide personalities of this art have an excellent opportunity for meetin
     

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  • Interesting Place next to Gran Teatro de La Habana
  • Club Badiana Club Badiana

    Lat:23.13827   Lon:-82.35880 

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    Relax and enjoy the sun at pool located on the top floor while recreatinga nice view of Old Havana.…

    Floridita Floridita

    Lat:23.13730   Lon:-82.35730 

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    This bar is one of the most elegant bars in all of Havana, with many of its patrons being important…

    Chinese Neighborhood Chinese Neighborhood

    Lat:23.13357   Lon:-82.36096 

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    It was born in Havana City by the middle of 1800. Recently restored and rejuvenated, it has come alive…

    Paseo del Prado (Prado Avenue) Paseo del Prado (Prado Avenue)

    Lat:23.14040   Lon:-82.35890 

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    Once the central artery of the city, the Prado (also known as the Paseo de Martí), is a boulevard…

    Fuente de la India Fuente de la India

    Lat:23.13320   Lon:-82.35840 

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    Fine Arts Museum Fine Arts Museum

    Lat:23.14018   Lon:-82.35725 

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    The National Fine Arts Museum was created in 1913 and in 1955 it was moved to the building that currently…

    Museum of Revolution Museum of Revolution

    Lat:23.14170   Lon:-82.35670 

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    It is located in a colorful building of a large dome and a mixture of styles which was official residence…

    Centro Habana Centro Habana

    Lat:23.13743   Lon:-82.36528 

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    The Capitolio marks the beginning of central Havana, a working class neighborhood, where alot of buildings…

    La Bodeguita del Medio La Bodeguita del Medio

    Lat:23.14080   Lon:-82.35230 

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    The walls are plastered with autographs and drawings left by travelers who have relished the bar's grilled…

    Tunel de la Habana Tunel de la Habana

    Lat:23.14420   Lon:-82.35680 

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    On May 25th of 1958 was opened the Tunnel of the Havana bay, which has about 700 meters long, while…

  • Museums next to Gran Teatro de La Habana
  • Fine Arts Museum Fine Arts Museum

    Lat:23.14018   Lon:-82.35725 

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    The National Fine Arts Museum was created in 1913 and in 1955 it was moved to the building that currently…

    Museum of Revolution Museum of Revolution

    Lat:23.14170   Lon:-82.35670 

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    It is located in a colorful building of a large dome and a mixture of styles which was official residence…

    Numismatic Museum Numismatic Museum

    Lat:23.13863   Lon:-82.35343 

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    Located in the ancient Monte de Piedad (pawnshop), it exhibits the largest collection of Cuban coins…

    Historical Museum of Sciences Carlos J. Finlay Historical Museum of Sciences Carlos J. Finlay

    Lat:23.13670   Lon:-82.35150 

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    Its building has been declared National Monument. From 1868, it housed the Real Academia de las Ciencias…

    National Museum of Music National Museum of Music

    Lat:23.14360   Lon:-82.35550 

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    The National Museum of Music exhibits collections that provide the visitor with a great deal of information…

    National Music Museum National Music Museum

    Lat:23.14360   Lon:-82.35550 

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    A beautiful small palace built at the beginning of XX century, with a elaborated prevalence of the eclecticism…

    Centro Wilfredo Lam Centro Wilfredo Lam

    Lat:23.14101   Lon:-82.35205 

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    This little museum and gallery is dedicated to the memory of Cuba's most treasured modern artist. The…

    Art Colonial Museum Art Colonial Museum

    Lat:23.14039   Lon:-82.35165 

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    It exhibits furniture, stained glass, and porcelain collections as well as many other carefully preserved…

    The Taquechel Pharmaceutical Museum The Taquechel Pharmaceutical Museum

    Lat:23.13933   Lon:-82.35078 

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    An old family house adapted in 1898 to establish an important pharmacy. Restored in 1996, it was turned…

    Africa House Africa House

    Lat:23.13850   Lon:-82.35050 

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    It is located in an old colonial palace in Old Havana, and it was inaugurated in 1986. It holds valuable…

  • Squares next to Gran Teatro de La Habana
  • Albear Square Albear Square

    Lat:23.13770   Lon:-82.35730 

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    Cristo Square Cristo Square

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    By agreement of the town council, in March, 1640 the Plaza del Cristo was created. The project also…

    Cathedral Square Cathedral Square

    Lat:23.14120   Lon:-82.35178 

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    The area where the Plaza de la Catedral is located used to be, according to 17th century records, a…

    Armas  Square Armas Square

    Lat:23.13940   Lon:-82.35060 

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    The first known public square of Havana was located on the spot that, later on in the 16th century,…

    Arms Square Arms Square

    Lat:23.13940   Lon:-82.35060 

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    Today called Marti Park, from there were planned the first 25 blocks of what would be the urban center…

    Plaza Vieja - Old Square Plaza Vieja - Old Square

    Lat:23.13600   Lon:-82.35000 

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    Considering the decision taken by the keeper of the Castillo de la Real Fuerza, in the first half of…

    San Fransisco  Square San Fransisco Square

    Lat:23.13750   Lon:-82.34860 

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    Called San Francisco because of the convent next to it, this square was conceived in 1628, with the…

    Jose Marti ­ Revolution Square Jose Marti ­ Revolution Square

    Lat:23.12420   Lon:-82.38590 

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    The area was originally called Civic Square, in the 1950s. During the past 40 years, it has been the…

  • Areas of Natural Interest next to Gran Teatro de La Habana
  • National Botanical Gardens National Botanical Gardens

    Lat:22.99233   Lon:-82.34296 

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    This spacious area located in Lenin Park contains everything from a Japanese garden to greenhouses bursting…

  • City next to Gran Teatro de La Habana
  • San Jose de las Lajas San Jose de las Lajas

    Lat:22.961390   Lon:-82.151110 

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  • Architecture next to Gran Teatro de La Habana
  • Gran Teatro de La Habana Gran Teatro de La Habana

    Lat:23.13680   Lon:-82.35930 

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    Centro Gallego de La Habana (Galician Center of Havana). One of the architectural jewelry of Havana…

    National Capitol Building National Capitol Building

    Lat:23.13560   Lon:-82.35970 

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    In 1929 the lot, where the first railroad station in Havana had been built was occupied by the National…

    Asturian Center Building Asturian Center Building

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    The Asturian Center opened up in this new see in 1927. Eclectic in style, the building has four storeys…

    Bacardi Building Bacardi Building

    Lat:23.13890   Lon:-82.35718 

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    At the end of 19th Century, the Bacardi rum was very famous in Cuba and abroad. Its creator, Don Emilio…

    America Building America Building

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    The building constructed for Mr. Antonio Rodriguez Vazquez, in the corner of Galiano and Neptuno 188…

    Aldama Palace Aldama Palace

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    Marques de Aguas Claras House Marques de Aguas Claras House

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    El Patio, the residence of the Marquis de Aguas Claras is placed in the Cathedral Square, in the heart…

    Central Railroad Station Building Central Railroad Station Building

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    After the old Army Arsenal was torn down, on the site where it had stood, the Railroad Station was built…

    Moron Railroad Station Moron Railroad Station

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    It was built in 1923 according to eclectic styles but with a neocolonial influence that resembles structures…

    Cathedral Church Cathedral Church

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  • Churches and Convents next to Gran Teatro de La Habana
  • Santo Cristo del Buen Viaje Church Santo Cristo del Buen Viaje Church

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    Santa Teresa de Jesus Convent and Church Santa Teresa de Jesus Convent and Church

    Lat:23.13571   Lon:-82.35373 

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    This was the last of the convents established in Havana in the 18th century. Its founders were the Doctor…

    Santo Angel Costudio Church Santo Angel Costudio Church

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    It lies on one of the few and modest hills of the city, at first called Peña Pobre and then Loma…

    Havana Cathedral Havana Cathedral

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    The area where the Plaza de la Catedral is located used to be, according to 17th century records, a…

    Santa Clara de Asis Convent and Church Santa Clara de Asis Convent and Church

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    National Center for Restoration, Preservation and Museology This convent was the first monastery of…

    San Carlos y San Ambrosio San Carlos y San Ambrosio

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    San Fransisco de Asis Convent San Fransisco de Asis Convent

    Lat:23.13705   Lon:-82.34866 

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    This is one of the most extraordinary convent and church complex of the colonial time. The plan of the…

    Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Merced Iglesia de Nuestra Senora de la Merced

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    Since 1638 several setbacks conspired against this convent being built, but finally, with help from…

    San Francisco de Paula Church San Francisco de Paula Church

    Lat:23.13090   Lon:-82.34880 

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    On the same spot where the Ermita del Calvario was first located, the Women´s Hospital of Saint…

    Iglesia Metodista Iglesia Metodista

    Lat:23.13776   Lon:-82.38349 

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    The architect Ricardo E. Acosta won the Franklin Gold Medal 1951, which gave valuable prize annually…

  • Monuments next to Gran Teatro de La Habana
  • Antonio Maceo Monument Antonio Maceo Monument

    Lat:23.14120   Lon:-82.37210 

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    Monument to the victims of Maine Monument to the victims of Maine

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    This monument is located in Vedado, close to Linea and Malecon. It was built in 1926, crowned by an…

    Jose Marti Monument Jose Marti Monument

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    A great exhibit of the life and work of the Apostle, and the story of the Memorial. A lookout from the…

    Jose Marti Memorial Jose Marti Memorial

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    A great exhibit of the life and work of the Apostle, and the story of the Memorial. A lookout from the…

  • Colonial Fortress next to Gran Teatro de La Habana
  • The Prince Fortress The Prince Fortress

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    After the siege and occupation of Havana by the English, from 1762 to 1763, a careful consideration…

    Real Fuerza Castle Museum Real Fuerza Castle Museum

    Lat:23.14020   Lon:-82.34990 

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    Around 1540 there was a fortress called Fuerza Vieja (Old Forces) in the place later occupied by the…

    San Salvador de la Punta Fort San Salvador de la Punta Fort

    Lat:23.14600   Lon:-82.35750 

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    La Punta just like El Morro was designed to protect the entrance to the Havana Bay that became an important…

    Morro Castle Morro Castle

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    From the 16th century on, the advantages of the natural rocky elevation that lay by the bay’s…

    Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña

    Lat:23.14710   Lon:-82.34950 

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    Restablished the Hispanic dominance in Havana, one of the first dispositions of the king Carlos III,…

    San Lazaro Turret San Lazaro Turret

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    The creek next to the town, where the turret was erected was known at first by the name of the lot’s…

    Castillo de Jagua Castillo de Jagua

    Lat:23.13578   Lon:-82.38805 

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    In Castillo de Jagua Fortress, which is considered the 3ª important fortress of the country and…

    Chorrera Fortress Chorrera Fortress

    Lat:23.13200   Lon:-82.40950 

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    If the 16th century had La Real Fuerza as an invulnerable shield in its military conception, and the…

    Cojimar Fortress Cojimar Fortress

    Lat:23.16730   Lon:-82.29460 

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    If the 16th century had La Real Fuerza as an invulnerable shield in its military conception, and the…

    Cojimar Fortress Cojimar Fortress

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  • Car rental offices next to Gran Teatro de La Habana
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    Calle 23 e Infanta, Vedado. Havana City. Cuba
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    Calle 12 esq. a 17, Vedado. Havana City. Cuba
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    Ave 3ra. y 84, Miramar. Havana City. Cuba
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  • Gran Teatro de La Habana is located in Havana
  • Capital of Cuba and the country's administrative, political, cultural and scientific center, it is also the capital of two provinces: City of Havana and Havana. Though only around 280 square miles (727 square kilometers) in size-0.65 percent of the archipelago's total area.

    The Old Havana and system of forts led UNESCO to declare it a part of world heritage in 1982. Founded on its present site in 1519, the settlement of San Cristobal de La Habana prospered mainly due to its bay, which was a natural port of call for ships sailing to and from the New World. Starting in 1634, because of its strategic location, San Cristobal de La Habana was considered the key to the New World-as attested to by royal letters patent-and the main defense of the West Indies.

    The Cuban capital consists of an immense number of buildings in a wide range of architectural styles, built in the course of nearly five centuries. These styles range from the pre-baroque to the baroque, neo-Gothic, neoclassical, eclectic, art noveau and art-deco, to the modern.

    Alejo Carpentier, one of Cuba's most famous authors, called it "the city of columns" and focused attention on its streets, which he considered a perennially rich show of life, humanity and contrasts that was bound to entertain any observer.

    Over 14 kilometers of excellent beaches lie to the east of the Cuban capital. To the south, a green belt contributes to a healthful atmosphere.

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  • birdsofafeather1
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    Glenn R G

    “Wouldn't it be nice... ”
    Jumped off the double-decker bus during a 15 minute pause to see if we could get tickets to something. Walked all around the building. Bad luck...in restoration (until when?). But an incredible building from the outside. Lucky to get back on the tour bus. Someday. Wouldn't it be nice...

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    dermgoddess

    “You can look at the outside but not inside ”
    Major restoration going on at the Gran Teatro and surrounding buildings. Beware of the locals out hawking their wares. Good photo op but nothing more.

  • birdsofafeather1
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    Remandy C

    “Beautiful building ”
    On my visit in October 2014 the building was closed for restoration. It is a beautiful example of European architecture ( I am no expert in periods so I can not say which period this architecture represents) and it is worth a visit.

  • birdsofafeather1
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    Colors68

    “Beautiful Building ”
    This is the most beautiful building in Havana, just across from the Central Park. Ballet presentations are held here, mainly at the end of the year and it will get packed because cubans love and admire ballet. Worth the picture.

  • birdsofafeather1
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    Traveladdict2012

    “Sorry, not quite a review ”
    Does anyone know if the renovations have been completed on the Gran Teatro? I stumbled across the last performance almost two years ago, and was told it would be closed for aprox. two years. Anyone??

  • birdsofafeather1
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    Tweetcoz

    “Gorgeous architecture ”
    Like the rest of old Havana, everything is covered either with scaffolds that are covered by overgrown tree trunks as renovations take a lifetime to complete or by some other means of scaffolds. This beautiful grand lady had her exterior covered with scaffolds hence we could not fully appreciate her in her true nature. She was still full of grandeur.

  • birdsofafeather1
    Review about Architecture: Gran Teatro de La Habana
    Awfull Excellent
    Professor JE

    “Gran Teatra de la Habana Magnifico! ”
    I attended the National Ballet of Cuba's Giselle in 2011. What a surprise. an exquisite venue gilt and red velvet abound Alicia Alonso was also.present and gave her blessing A not to be missed venue.(Currently under refurbishment. So closed.)

  • birdsofafeather1
    Review about Architecture: Gran Teatro de La Habana
    Awfull Excellent
    judoxca

    “Music and Dance ”
    I saw the brilliant Groupo Nacional de Ballet perform. Excellent. They dance as well or better than their teachers from years back. Oh those Russians....

  • birdsofafeather1
    Review about Architecture: Gran Teatro de La Habana
    Awfull Excellent
    Gabriel V

    “Modern Theater with good performances ”
    The theater is not old. It was built in the 50's and opened in 1959. It has had some renovations as shown in the brand new seats. The performances, ballet, opera, zarzuela, etc. are very good and the stage is excellent. The prices could not b e better 10 CUCs (US$11) for tourists and 10 CUPs (US$0.50) for nationals. The... More 

  • birdsofafeather1
    Review about Architecture: Gran Teatro de La Habana
    Awfull Excellent
    Lars M

    “Being renovated ”
    I have had the pleasure of visiting the Gran Teatro on many occasions. I have seen the wonderful world class ballets. The Gran Teatro is now being renovated and its suppose to open again sometime during the summer 2014. Somehow I think it will take longer.