Cuba Tech Travel
Cuba Tech Travel
  • City tour

    City tour

  • Description: City tour

    Trip from the hotel to the Colonial Havana, walking tour along the Colonial Area of The Old Havana, its squares, fortresses and buildings made by Spaniards, which date back from the XVI and XIX centuries. Stop over at La Bodeguita del Medio, El Floridita, El Capitolio and main streets and avenues of the Old Havana. Next destination is Modern Havana, including Plaza de la Revolucion(Revolution Square) and stop over at the University, Malecon and La Rampa. Return to the departure place.

    • Destination: Havana
    • Hours: 4
    • Allow Kids:
    • From: Havana
    • Days: 1
    • Minimal Pax:1
    • Kind of excursion: City
    • From: Pick up time:09:00:00
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  • City tour 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.