Palacio de las Convenciones
Pabexpo , a 20,000 sq meters of exhibition space in four interconnecting pavilions, hosts about 15 trade shows a year.
Isla del Coco
A huge new Chinese-built amusement park in Playa with big wheels, bumper cars, roller coasters, the works.
Instituto Superior de Arte
The leading art academy in Cuba was established in the former Havana Country Club in 1961 and elevated to the status of institute in...
Sala de Fiesta Macumba Habana
Cocooned in a residential neighborhood southwest of Cubanacán is Macumba, one of Havana's biggest venues for live salsa. The outdoor...
A huge place, next to the Pabexpo exhibition center, that sprawls beneath a series of open-sided thatched bohíos (traditional Cuban...
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Also known as the Havana Convention Center, this is one of Cuba's most dramatic modern buildings. Built for the Nonaligned Conference in 1979, the four interconnecting halls contain a state-of-the-art auditorium with 2101 seats and 11 smaller halls. The 589-member National Assembly meets here twice a year, and the complex hosts more than 50,000 conference attendees annually.
Not far from here is Pabexpo , 20,000 sq meters of exhibition space in four interconnecting pavilions that hosts about 15 trade shows a year.