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Ten enchanting art galleries in Havana

Art is everywhere in Havana. You can see intriguing works in many different settings. Street murals can be found all over the city, using a variety of styles and themes. Many bars and cafes display artworks on their walls. Furthermore, you might also encounter artistic works in people’s houses, especially if you are staying in a Casa Particular.

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Ten enchanting art galleries in Havana
Five fantastic old hotels in Havana
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Five fantastic old hotels in Havana

Five fantastic old hotels in Havana

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Parque Morro-Cabaña: Why Havana’s eastern fortresses are well worth a visit
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Parque Morro-Cabaña: Why Havana’s eastern fortresses are well worth a visit

Parque Morro-Cabaña: Why Havana’s eastern fortresses are well worth a visit

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The 5 Best Ice Cream Parlours in Havana
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The 5 Best Ice Cream Parlours in Havana

The 5 Best Ice Cream Parlours in Havana

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Ten fun facts about the Grand Theatre of Havana Alicia Alonso
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Ten fun facts about the Grand Theatre of Havana Alicia Alonso

The Grand Theatre of Havana Alicia Alonso - "Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso" in Spanish - stands proud in heart of Havana, and is the country’s most prestigious location for opera, ballet and performing arts. It is home to the Cuban National Ballet company. Its history dates back to 1837 when it was constructed as the Tacòn Theatre. The theatre was expanded and renovated in 1914 into the building you can see today, which is considered one of the finest examples of Baroque Revival architecture in Cuba.

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Ten fun facts about Havana Cathedral
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Ten fun facts about Havana Cathedral

Situated in the heart of the Old Havana and dominating the popular Cathedral Square is one of Havana’s most photographed historic landmarks: Havana Cathedral. The building was constructed between 1748 and 1777, and has enchanted the city ever since. The seminal Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier once described its appearance as ‘music set in stone,’ and if those stones could talk, they would certainly have plenty of stories to tell. Here are ten fun facts to fill you in on this magnificent place.

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