destination, the capital of Cuba
is located in the north western coast of the island. It is bounded to the
north by the Florida Strait. It is the
greatest city in
the country and the smallest of all
provinces. There are 15 municipalities in it. 9 of them are completely urban
with an industrialized economy based also in commerce and tourism. The city
has more than 15 km
of coast in its area. The climate is warm and humid.
It was founded in 1519 and became the capital in 1553. It is a cosmopolitan
city where the Spanish and Cuban culture mixed and has a great amount of
history, culture and tradition. It is considered a noisy, coastal, open,
joyful and unprejudiced city that has its own inner life.
The best way to get to Havana
is through air with three international terminals. Visitors can also get to
the city via the Hemingway and Tarará marinas.
is a real pleasure.
Everything, from the beauty of the architecture to its buildings and the
treasures of museums, invites you to get deeper within the street maze. In
1982, UNESCO declared Havana`s Historical Center a Heritage of Humanity. The
world institution recognized the patrimonial values of the old city and its
colonial fortresses, the elegance of churches and houses, the beauty of parks
and squares that make of Old Havana a referential place to visit by tourists.
Havana is the main cultural location in Cuba.
The cultural options in the capital comprise all sorts of examples of arts,
literature, science and sports. In the city are located many internationally
recognized institutions. In Havana
take place the Ballet, Latin American Film, Guitar, Latin Jazz and some other
The capital has the country`s largest hotel infrastructure distinguished by a
highly professional service. Havana
has many 5 stars hotels including the famous Hotel Nacional
de Cuba. In Havana
there are definitely many options. Visitors can enjoy the beaches, night
clubs, marinas, recreational parks, sport centers, trips and tours around the
city. The city has many museums and theaters open to the public. At
night-time, you can visit many interesting places in the colonial or modern
areas of the city and dine in cozy and yet luxurious restaurants. The city is
full of musical chords from international and Cuban music to be found at its
many night clubs like the Tropicana cabaret. (Infotur)