Description: City Tour in Old Cars
Picking up at the Hotels with old cars. Bilingual guide services. Panoramic tour along Malecón going through the Tunnel of the Bay of Havana. Stop over at the Parque Histórico Militar Morro -Cabana with time for pictures. Walking along the Colonial Area of the Old Havana, declared World Heritage by UNESCO: Plaza de Armas, outside area of El Templete (The Templet) and the Museo de Los Capitanes Generales (Museum of Los Capitanes Generales),Plaza de La Catedral, Obispo Street, Ambos Mundos Hotel, Universidad de San Jeronimo de La Habana and La Bodeguita del Medio.
Panoramic tour along Paseo del Prado, Parque Central, Acera del Louvre and Gran Teatro de La Habana. Brief stop at the Capitolio with time for pictures. Visit to Bocoy Rum Factory. On the way, common people, old cars, dweling places and commerce facilities can be seen. Guided visit and degustation of rum at the factory. Trip to the Plaza de La Revolución, passing by The Latinoamerican Stadium.
Panoramic tour along the Universidad de La Habana, its stairway and the Alma Mater, La Rampa, Coppelia Icecream Parlor, Yara Cinema, Habana Libre Hotel and The Malecón of Havana. Return to the hotels.
(The order of visits will depend on the departure from hotels. Lunch is optional)
- 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 in Old Cars 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.