Torreón de Cojímar
Bust of Ernest Hemingway
Next to the Torreón de Cojímar and framed by a neoclassical archway is a gilded bust of Ernest Hemingway erected by the residents of...
East across the river from Cojímar is a large housing estate of prefabricated apartment blocks built by micro brigadas (small armies of...
The huge 55,000-seat stadium on the Vía Monumental between Havana and Cojímar, was built for the 1991 Pan-American Games and is already...
Restaurante la Terraza
Another photo-adorned shrine to the ghost of Hemingway, La Terraza specializes in seafood and does a roaring trade from the hordes of...
Torreón de Cojímar information
Overlooking the harbor is an old Spanish fort (1649) presently occupied by the Cuban Coast Guard. It was the first fortification taken by the British when they attacked Havana from the rear in 1762. Next to this tower and framed by a neoclassical archway is a gilded bust of Ernest Hemingway , erected by the residents of Cojímar in 1962.