Articles tagged with Havana
Parque Morro-Cabaña: Why Havana's eastern fortresses are well worth a visit
Get yourself over to the other side of Havana Bay and prepare to be amazed - these historic fortresses provide visitors with amazing views and plenty of intrigues. Have a look and get to know these amazing places.
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.
Ten fun facts about Havana Cathedral
Old Quarter Havana
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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