El Malecon, Havana

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#3 of 73 in Historic Sites in Cuba
Take a long walk along El Malecon to appreciate the cultural quirks of everyday life in Cuba's capital city. Spanning 8 km (5 mi) and connecting the city center with the harbor, the esplanade supports countless cafes, bars, and restaurants, which brim with energy day and night. Observe citizens going about their daily business, from fishermen and street vendors to businesspeople. As you walk, keep an eye out for surging waves, which can sometimes break across the shorefront barriers and leave people soaked. Put El Malecon on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Havana trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 15, 2017
    A walkway along the ocean sounds nice. It mostly is nice. The ocean breeze helps with the heat and humidity. During the day, be sure to wear suntan lotion a hat and sunglasses. We walked along the Mal...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Malecón offers tourists a panoramic perimeter of old Havana, and from the other side a panoramic view of the ocean that boast the attention of passers-by Cubans who ready are to provide information to the questions that are consulted them. beautiful space
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  • August 15, 2017
    Considering the importance of the site, your history of building and grounds, we have around reasons more than enough to meet the attraction. If you think that's going to enable a close contact with the Cuban people, will have another reason. Considering the beauty of the beach and the sea steam, then Yes, you will have the great reason for beautiful photos from the unforgettable tour
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  • April 25, 2017
    The place to be.
  • January 6, 2017
    A meeting place for the residents of Havana, a great point of shooting, especially at sunset.
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