About 20 percent of Cuba‘s population – nearly 3 million lives in the capital. Attraction as a magnet for foreigners is the historical city center – Havana howled, which extends to 214 hectares and has 75,000 inhabitants. It is a unique mix of beautiful buildings from the colonial era, already marked by the destruction of time. In 1982 UNESCO declared Havana a World Heritage of Humanity, and 10 years is running an ambitious project for Havana restoration. “Let’s create not only Havana again to visit him, but take it” is the motto of the program. The most beautiful houses are tight with money of 2 million Cuban immigrants since 12 years ago the dollar was legalized, or income from tourism. Homes in which the Government permitted to rent rooms to tourists, are identified by blue triangular sign on the facade. From 24 to 96 euros according to the area cost accommodation in these scenic private hotels.
Cuba Havana cathedral
Baroque cathedral, palaces in style “Art Nouveau and Art Deco” make the walk among the landscape of the old city Havana unforgettable.
Center for Contemporary Art Wilfred Lam is on Cathedral Square in the XVIII century palace, once residence of Counts Penyalver. There is held Havana Biennial featuring hundreds of artists from around the world including the USA. Most of them come at their own expense, as the Forum has a budget that only allows him to resume meetings of artists every two years.
Cuba Havana Mojito
Mandatory targets for the guests are still cult facilitiesin Cuba Havana “Bodegita del Medio, El Floridian, Tropicana. “Bodegita” owes its fame to the mojito cocktail whose “secret” ingredients are white rum, lemon juice, mineral water, sugar and fresh mint. Hemingway addition there would drop by Marlene Dietrich, Gary Cooper, Errol Flynn (the latter belongs to the phrase that “Bodegita is a perfect place to get drunk). Photographs of famous visitors adorn the walls of the house. And the “Floridian” is renowned as one of Hemingway’s favorite places – his chair and is still “saved”, surrounded by a cordon color.
Cuba Tropicana is the most famous cabaret in the open in the world. Created in 1940 the idea of the Italian impresario Vittorio Costa. Fountain of the Muses at the entrance is designed by Italian sculptor Aldo Gamba, a Cuban artist Rita Longa is the author of a plastic-Up logo. Every night 200 dancers express themselves on stage amidst a tropical garden in Tropicana . The restaurant is managed by the company to which the other two mentioned, and most luxurious five star hotels in the capital Havana.
Varadero, the most famous beach in Cuba, lies 100 km east of Havana on the peninsula, entering 11 km into the ocean. Sumptuous fine sand and environmental architecture before the revolution there have been preserved intact for now, unlike the Brazilian Copacabana and Ipanema, disfigured by huge skyscrapers.
Every summer at the 50,000 American tourists landed on the island through a travel agency of former CIA spy in Havana Philip Age. Four flights a day from Miami to Havana in a week to and from LA and New York and American tycoon DuPont holds a golf course with 18 holes of Varadero Cuba.
Havana likened the handwriting of the poet, full of erasures, dislocations, quotes, ink stains and traces of tears. Finally, as with all masterpieces, the original is lost. Havana seems to no longer belong to any particular era, it is a place left in the incurable human nostalgia. It boils tumultuous fermentation, but where will kill its power, is still unknown.
And last but not least Cuba is in the beginning of big Changes to permit buying and selling of property. The communism is about to go in the history and nothing is sure. Still if you are planning to travel to Cuba be prepared for a Great Beautiful and unforgettable trip. You can find the best hotel deals for Havana or Varadero here!