Fototeca de Cuba
A photographic archive of Old Havana since the early 20th century that was started by former City Historian, Emilio Roig de Leuchsenring...
On the northeastern corner of Plaza Vieja is this clever optical device providing live, 360-degree views of the city from atop a...
Laid out in 1559, Plaza Vieja (Old Square) is Havana's most architecturally eclectic square, where Cuban baroque nestles seamlessly next...
Café el Escorial
Opening onto Plaza Vieja and encased in a finely restored colonial mansion, there's something definitively European about El Escorial....
Inhabiting a beautifully curated space in a mansion on Plaza Vieja, Café Bohemia manages to feel appropriately bohemian, but also serves...
Mercaderes No 311 · interesting places nearby
Havana's planetarium includes a scale reproduction of the solar system inside a giant orb, a simulation of the Big Bang, and a theater that allows viewing of over 6000 stars. All pretty exciting stuff. It's only accessible by guided tours booked in advance. Tours take place Wednesday to Sunday and can be booked (in person) on Monday and Tuesday. There are four tours daily and two on Sunday.