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Touring Day Through Havana City

Location
Havana
Duration
6 Hours
Distance
11 Miles
Language
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PRICE PER EXPERIENCE
$20

Touring Day Through Havana City

Walking Tour
An alternative city tour through the most important and picturesque places of Havana city within one day only. You will discover Havana’s secrets going all over its very depths, in a sort of trip among the colonial and the modernity.

Overview

After picking you up, the city tour will begin by the main entrance of the majestic Capitol building, you’ll be heading downward the Paseo del Prado parade to reach the Central Park of Havana surrounded by many impressive old buildings like The Great Theater of Havana, Inglaterra Hotel, and some others.

Later, a highlight by stopping at the very famous Floridita Bar to taste a Daiquiri at its original creation place, afterwards a walking down along the 650 meters long cobblestoned street Obispo, one of the best known and most pleasant streets in Old Havana, with a number of places you will find useful, and you can also see, and buy, the work of local artists displayed in small upstairs rooms. Passing by the Ambos Mundos Hotel to visit the former suite of Ernest Hemingway, before heading you to the Plaza de Armas, a second-hand book fairy and the perfect place to buy Cuban souvenirs, located exactly on the former heart of the country.

Then the Cathedral Square, with a mandatory stop at La Bodeguita del Medio, the cradle of Mojito delighted with the authentic Cuban music making you relive the surrounding colonial environment, keeping on walking along the narrow San Ignacio Street to reach the Old Square, passing by the Museum of the Chocolate and the Beer House surrounded all the time by a friendly atmosphere, and crowned with the visit at Camera Obscura where there are amazing views over the city, and the equipment hones in on details of nearby buildings as well as the general vista.

Later on, the San Francisco de Asis Square in front of the Cruises ships terminal and the Gentleman of Paris will be the last square before meeting, the Museum of the Rum which will welcome you to show you the whole process and the secrets of the creation of the delicious beverage allowing you to taste it and buy some bottles as souvenirs. To fulfill all your souvenirs expectations, the last stop will be in the huge hangar of San José which is the paradise of handcraft pieces and paintings.

Then, having lunch at any restaurant around the area will set the half of the tour.

At that point a vintage car will be ready to ride you along the famous Malecon until the vicinity of the National Hotel where you could have a slight view of the modern part of the city, also the Revolution Square, the Necropolis Colon¸ the Forest of Havana, the 5th Avenue, John Lennon Park and all the remarkable places around the modern area. This last part of the tour on a vintage convertible car is always up to your choice.

meeting location

Main entrance of Capitolio building

ending location

Main entrance of Capitolio building

Price Does Not Include

Outside of the price per service, the entrance fees for the Museums and Cultural Centers go around 5-10 per person.

The rest of the places are free of cost.

Additional Information

Transportation: Using the vintage car as a means of transportation for the ride is always up to you…if you really don’t want to miss that experience that Cuba is famous for…If so, it has to be paid in cash straight to the driver.
 

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