Founded in 1960, the national aquarium is a Havana institution that gets legions of annual visitors. Despite its rather scruffy...
Fundación Naturaleza y El Hombre
This fascinating museum displays artifacts from the 17,422km canoe trip from the Amazon source to the sea, led by Cuban intellectual and...
Iglesia Jesús de Miramar
Despite its modernity, Playa cradles Cuba's second-largest church. The Jesús is an aesthetically pleasing neo-Romanesque structure...
Still known as the 'Diplomercado' from the days when only diplomats came here, this place is large by Cuban standards and has a decent...
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Russian Embassy information
In case you were wondering, that huge Stalinist obelisk that dominates the skyline halfway down Av Quinta is the Russian (formerly Soviet) embassy, testament to the days when Castro was best mates with Brezhnev et al.