Plaza de Marte
Guarding the entrance to the casco histórico, motorcycle-infested Plaza de Marte was formerly a macabre 19th-century Spanish parade...
Palacio de Justicia
On the opposite side of the street to the park, this court building was taken by fighters led by Raúl Castro during the Moncada attack....
Fountain of Martí and Abel Santamaría
In the Parque Histórico Abel Santamaría there's a giant Cubist fountain engraved with the countenances of Abel Santamaría and José Martí...
Patio los Dos Abuelos
The old-timers label (abuelos means grandparents) carries a certain amount of truth. This relaxed live-music house is a bastion for...
Supermercado Plaza de Marte
One of the better-stocked supermarkets in town, with a great ice-cream selection and cheap bottled water. It's in the northeastern...
Restaurante España information
Get ready for the Arctic blast of air-con and readjust your Cuban food preconceptions before you walk into España. It specializes in seafood cooked with panache and – on occasion – fresh herbs. Try the lobster or tangy prawns, but bypass the Cuban wine which is almost undrinkable.