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Attractions Guide for Cuba

The top attractions in Cuba can be found in scenic waterfalls, caves, and botanical gardens, along with castles and forts, cathedrals, and museums. The city of Havana also boasts having palaces, a grand theater, and some notable plazas, parks, shopping streets, and markets. Many historical churches in Cuba, can also be found quite near to tourist areas.

El Malecon

El Malecon

A walk down the vibrant esplanade of El Malecon at sundown guarantees a wonderful evening among laid-back locals. As seen ...
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Teatro Tomas Terry

Teatro Tomas Terry

We've seen the beautiful theatre in Havana, but the Teatro Tomas Terry in Cienfuegos is so much more original, it's ...
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Catedral de San Cristobal

Catedral de San Cristobal

Located in the Plaza de la Catedral in Old Havana, you’ll find the stunning San Cristobal Cathedral. Hopefully it will ...
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Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda

Punta Gorda has some pretty stunning mansions, plus the hotel Jagua, Cienfuegos Yacht Club which dates back to 1920 and ...
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Basilica Menor de San Francisco De Asis

Basilica Menor de San Francisco De Asis

Wow, this amazing old church of San Francisco de Asis dates all the way back to 1591. Follow our walk ...
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Museo del Ron

Museo del Ron

How to Get There The Havana Rum Museum is very easy to find all you have to do is walk ...
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Cuevas de Santo Tomas

Cuevas de Santo Tomas

On our third day in Vinales, we went off to the Santo Tomas Caves. This cave trip is not for ...
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Plaza Vieja

Plaza Vieja

You must visit the historic square in Old Havana called Plaza Vieja. This old square is surrounded by beautifully renovated ...
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Gran Teatro de La Habana

Gran Teatro de La Habana

Take a personal guided tour around the grand ballet theatre and the palace right next door in Havana, it's amazing ...
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Plaza de La Revolution

Plaza de La Revolution

The massive marble 5 sided monument and statue of Jose Marti is located in the big Plaza de la Revolution ...
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Palacio de Valle

Palacio de Valle

We jumped in the car and drove down to Punta Gorda to visit the stunning palace there. The Palacio de ...
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Parque Marti

Parque Marti

Such a beautiful park in the middle of Cienfuegos, Parque Marti is lined with stunning building dating back to the ...
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Calle Obispo

Calle Obispo

Closed to Traffic We've walked Obispo Street (Calle Obispo) many times during the day and especially at night. At night ...
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Hotel Los Jazmines Lookout

Hotel Los Jazmines Lookout

On our drive into Vinales, we took a little detour to go check out the views from Los Jazmines hotel ...
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Castillo de Jagua

Castillo de Jagua

After a short ferry ride we arrived at Castillo-CEN town, then a 2 min walk got us to the Jagua ...
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Varadero Beach Bus Tour

Varadero Beach Bus Tour

The open-top, double-decker Varadero Beach Bus will guide you around town for just $5 CUC per day. You can hop ...
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El Nicho Waterfalls

El Nicho Waterfalls

It's a bit of a drive out to El Nicho waterfalls, but the road is surprisingly good considering it's way ...
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Havana Travel Guide

Habana Bus Tour

Everything you need to know about the hop-on, hop-off double-decker Habana Bus touring Havana City. The bus timetable and route ...
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Castillo del Morro

Castillo del Morro

We took at day out, caught the ferry, saw the 66 foot marble sculpture of Jesus then onto the impressive, ...
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Handicraft Markets

Handicraft Markets

Located down on the waterfront close to the railway station, you’ll find Havana's biggest handicraft market. This market has by ...
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Museo de Historia Municipal

Museo de Historia Municipal

We paid the $2 CUC entry into the Historical Museum or San Francisco de Asis near Plaza Mayor in the ...
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Transtur Train Tour

Transtur Train Tour

In the Parque Marti you’ll see a train which takes tourists on a city tour of Cienfuegos for $3 CUC ...
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Colon Cemetery

Colon Cemetery

Colon Cemetery is not just the second-largest of its kind in the world, it's also one of the three most ...
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Cueva Disco Ayala

Cueva Disco Ayala

Disco Ayala doesn't open until around 11pm, however when we pasted it on the way to the Radio Tower the ...
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Cueva del Indio

Cueva del Indio

We decided to try out the caves at Cueva del Indio, which are quite different to the others. Very easy ...
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Catedral de La Purisima Concepcion

Catedral de La Purisima Concepcion

The Cathedral on Parque Marti is pretty special with it's 2 bell towns of differing sizes. Take a look at ...
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Callejon de Hamel

Callejon de Hamel

A local artist has covered all the walls in the little alley called Callejon de Hamel. See evocative murals in ...
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Castillo de La Real Fuerza

Castillo de La Real Fuerza

This impressive castle come fort in downtown Old Havana is also a very good maritime museum. For $3 CUC you ...
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La Cabana Fort

La Cabana Fort

At 9pm every night a real cannon is fired across the Havana harbour along with a small ceremony to mark ...
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Jardin Botanico de Cienfuegos

Jardin Botanico de Cienfuegos

Not sure if we went on the wrong day, after paying $2.50 CUC each to enter the Botanical Gardens just ...
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Jardin Botanico de Vinales

Jardin Botanico de Vinales

We’d heard the Botanical Gardens in Vinales were pretty good, so we decided to check them out. Entry is free ...
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