Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba
Memorial a José Martí
Center-stage in Plaza de la Revolución is this monument, which at 138.5m is Havana's tallest structure. Fronted by an impressive 17m...
Ministerio del Interior
The ugly concrete block on the northern side of the Plaza de la Revolución is famous for its huge mural of Che Guevara, a copy of...
Biblioteca Nacional José Martí
Cuba’s national library is housed in a modernist tower block overlooking the Plaza de la Revolución. There is sometimes a photo exhibit...
Piano Bar Delirio Habanero
This suave lounge upstairs in the Teatro Nacional de Cuba hosts everything from young trovadores to smooth, improvised jazz. The deep...
One of Havana's biggest organic farms with a retail market.
Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba information
A long, uninspiring concrete structure that glowers from behind the Martí memorial, the modern HQ of the Cuban government doesn’t match the architectural splendor of the Capitolio or the Presidential Palace. This is where the affairs of the Cuban government are sorted out and where the elusive Fidel maintains an office. Not surprisingly, it’s strictly out of bounds for foreigners (and most Cubans, for that matter).