Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Arte Cubano)
The Colección de Arte Cubano displays purely Cuban art. Works are displayed in chronological order starting on the 3rd floor and are...
Statue of Francisco de Albear
Thousands of people pass by his image every day, but few spare a glance for the marble statue of Francisco de Albear in a small square...
La Manzana de Gómez
This once-elegant European-style covered shopping mall was built in 1910 and was once the pride of polite Havana society. By the 1990s...
This bar, opened by young Spanish immigrant José García (aka ‘Joe’) in 1919, earned its name due to 1) its dodgy sanitation and, 2) a...
The best-stocked grocery store in Habana Vieja sells everything from fresh pastries to baby's nappies. It's just off Parque Central and...
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Edificio Bacardí information
Finished in 1929, the magnificent Edificio Bacardí is a triumph of art deco architecture with a whole host of lavish finishings that somehow manage to make kitsch look cool. Hemmed in by other buildings, it's hard to get a full kaleidoscopic view of the structure from street level, though the opulent bell tower can be glimpsed from all over Havana.
There's a bar in the lobby, and for CUC$1 you can travel up to the tower for an eagle's-eye view.