Necrópolis Cristóbal Colón
Once described as an 'exercise in pious excesses,' this cemetery (a national monument), one of the largest in the Americas, is renowned...
Señora Amelia Goyri Tomb
Necropolis Colón's most celebrated (and visited) tomb is that of Señora Amelia Goyri, better known as La Milagrosa (the miraculous one),...
Centro de Arte 23 & 12
The Centro de Arte 23 & 12 is worth a peek for its contemporary Cuban art.
Cine 23 & 12
One of a clutch of well-maintained cinemas on Icaic’s Vedado movie strip, this is one of the HQs of Havana's film festival.
Missing home, decent burgers, club sandwiches, ice-cream milkshakes and quick no-nonsense service? Rejuvenate yourself with your...
Calle 8 · interesting places nearby
Eduardo Chibás information
The tomb of Orthodox Party leader Eduardo Chibás is worth a visit. During the 1940s and early ’50s Chibás was a relentless crusader against political corruption, and as a personal protest he committed suicide during a radio broadcast in 1951. At his burial ceremony a young Orthodox Party activist named Fidel Castro jumped atop Chibás’ grave and made a fiery speech denouncing the old establishment – the political debut of the most influential Cuban of the 20th century.