If you have already read our articles on what to visit in Havana in 1 day and in 2 days but you have more time to visit Havana here is another guide for your holiday in Cuba by Cubacenter!
Here you will find an itinerary for 3 days of visit.
The famous promenade along the seafront from Puerto de La Habana to Vedado district. Here you'll have the opportunity to meet artists, musicians and fishermen who often choose this area as a meeting point. You can’t miss the beautiful sunsets that only Cuba can give you.
It is one of the most famous hotels in Havana. Built in 1930, it has hosted important writers, artists and politicians and is now considered one of the symbols of the city.
It is located few steps from Paseo del Prado and Parque Central, one of the most beloved places by Cubans. It is the ideal place to discover Cuban history; inside you will find weapons, documents and maps used during the revolution. Outside the museum is the Pabellón Memorial Granma, the yacht that Fidel, Raul and Che used to return to Cuba.
Immediately after visiting the Museum de la Revolución we recommend a stop at the National Museum of Arts divided into two buildings dedicated to Cuban and international art with works from 500 B.C. to the present day.
This is one of Cuba's most iconic monuments. The Capitolio is built with white stone and its structure is very similar to that of the Capitol in Washington, although the Cuban building is much larger. In the past it was the seat of the Chamber and Senate and today it houses the Cuban Academy of Sciences and the National Library of Sciences and Technology.
Near the Capitolio you'll find the Teatro de la Habana, one of the world's largest opera houses. We also recommend a quick stop to admire the beautiful baroque facade with statues of Education, Charity, Music and Theatre.
The historical tobacco factory Partagás was founded in 1845 and is the manufacturer of the famous Cuban cigars. The production has been moved to a factory behind the Capitol and here you will have the opportunity to visit the shop and buy the best cigars in Cuba.
Old Havana is the historic centre of the city and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982. It offers 4 main squares that you can't miss during your trip to Havana:
- Plaza de Armas, the oldest of the four squares. It is the place where military parades are held and where there is a local craft market every day.
- Plaza de la Catedral, the most recent of the four squares and once the religious centre of the city. From this square you can admire many baroque palaces.
- Plaza de San Francisco de Asís, where you can admire the Fountain of Lions and the white marble church with its imposing bell tower.
- Plaza Vieja, the most colourful and beautiful of the four squares. Once used for military exercises and now home to the city's most famous open-air market.
After visiting the four squares of Old Havana, you can visit the Castillo de la Real Fuerza, a splendid example of military architecture during Spanish rule. Inside the castle you can visit the Museo de la Real Fuerza and the Museo de la Navegación.
It is famous for the 30-metre-high murals of Ernesto Che Guevara's face on the Ministry of building. You can also admire the Monument of the memory of José Martí, considered a national hero and the tallest building in the city.
The Necrópolis de Cristóbal Colón is Havana's main cemetery and has become a national monument. In this place are buried artists, politicians, writers and revolutionaries who were famous in the history of Cuba.
It is a historical site that houses two structures declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Castillo de los Tres Santos Reyes del Morro and the Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña where every evening you can attend the ceremony of the Cañonazo, the parade with military uniforms of the eighteenth century.
For a break, you should definitely stop off at two of Havana's most famous bars: the Bodeguita del Medio and the Floridita.
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