Statue of José Martí
Parque Central & Around
Diminutive Parque Central is a scenic haven from the belching buses and roaring taxis that ply their way along the Paseo de Martí...
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...
Havana's oldest hotel first opened its doors in 1856 on the site of a popular bar called El Louvre (the hotel's alfresco bar still bears...
Gran Teatro de la Habana
A theater since 1838, the amazing neobaroque Gran Teatro across from Parque Central is the seat of the acclaimed Ballet Nacional de...
This cafe has all the ingredients of a Champs-Élysées classic: a great location in Parque Central, waiters in waistcoats, and delicate...
Statue of José Martí information
The marble statue of José Martí (1905) in the center of Parque Central was the first of thousands to be erected in Cuba.