City of Havana
Havana offers you unique and unforgettable encounters with history and architecture, in its various attractions.
Havana is the capital of Cuba, its historical, architectural and especially cultural heritage, expressed in the merger between Europeans, Africans and Aboriginal people, together with other more contemporary ethnic and cultural components, make the city an important recipient of international tourism and at the center of national life.Its historic center, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982, is today one of the best preserved architectural complexes in Latin America. Among its most representative monuments are the Cathedral of Havana, the Plaza de Armas, the Castillo del Morro, the Museum of the Revolution, the National Palace of Fine Arts, the Grand Theater of Havana, the Capitol, the Plaza de la Revolution and the Malecon, perhaps the most recognized international symbol of the city.
Monuments, Fortresses, Squares and Parks
Castle of Salvador de la Punta
It stands at the entrance to the Port of Havana, twinned with the Castle of the Three Kings of the Hill and the Castle of the Real Force, forming part of the defensive system of Havana. After a capital repair at the end of the 20th century, the San Salvador de La Punta Museum was installed in the Castle. It was declared in 1982 a World Heritage Site.
Avenida del Puertost and Prado st, Old Havana.
Fortress of San Carlos de La Cabaña
The Cabin served as a prison and its moats sites for executions. In the twentieth century it lost its defensive character and served as a warehouse, troops and prison. It has a Weapons Museum and is the venue for cultural and recreational activities, including the Cannon Shot Ceremony at 9 pm.
East Bank of the entrance channel to the Bay of Havana