Iglesia del Santo Angel Custodio
Museo de la Revolución
The Museo de la Revolución is housed in the former Presidential Palace, constructed between 1913 and 1920 and used by a string of...
Colección de Arte Cubano
The Colección de Arte Cubano displays purely Cuban art. Works are displayed in chronological order starting on the 3rd floor and are...
Rightly renowned for its side-splitting comedy shows, Fausto is a streamlined art deco theater on Prado.
Asociación Canaria de Cuba
One of a number of Spanish social clubs that serve food, the Asociación Canaria de Cuba, behind the Hotel Plaza, is housed in a...
Lonely Planet review
Originally constructed in 1695, this church was pounded by a ferocious hurricane in 1846, after which it was entirely rebuilt in neo-Gothic style. Among the notable historical and literary figures that have passed through its handsome doors are 19th-century Cuban novelist Cirilo Villaverde, who set the main scene of his novel Cecilia Valdés here, and Félix Varela and José Martí, who were baptized in the church in 1788 and 1853 respectively.
The church has been recently renovated, as have the pretty colonial houses facing Plazuela de Santo Ángel at the back.