Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
Museo de la Ciudad
Filling the whole west side of Plaza de Armas, this museum is housed in the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales , dating from the 1770s....
Edificio Santo Domingo
On Obispo is the site of Havana's original university, which stood here between 1728 and 1902. It was originally part of a convent; the...
Museo de Pintura Mural
A simple museum that exhibits some beautifully restored original frescoes in the Casa del Mayorazgo de Recio, popularly considered to be...
Café de las Infusiones
Wedged into Calle Mercaderes, this Habaguanex coffee house is a caffeine addict's heaven. You can order more than a dozen different...
Restaurante la Dominica
Despite a tendency to be a little overgenerous with the olive oil, La Dominica – with its wood-fired pizza oven and al dente pasta –...
Palacio de los Capitanes Generales information
Built on the site of Havana's original church, this extravagant building is a textbook example of Cuban baroque architecture hewn out of rock from the nearby San Lázaro quarries and has served many purposes over the years. Today it houses the Museo de la Ciudad.