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The best tour in Modern Havana
Havana- Havana- Cuba
1 Days
20 Persons
English/Spanish
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The best tour in Modern Havana

Tour Detail

We Cubaneamos proposes a tour of modern Havana. Then we give all the details of one of the most sought after tourist excursions. Continues with us!

Starting the tour of the Capitol visit Havana
We begin with the Capitol: Opened in 1929 to commemorate the establishment of the republic in Cuba. This imposing building was built during 3 years because its foundations are above the old railway station "Villanueva". The building was designed as the headquarters of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

His execution was signed with the US company Purdy and Henderson. On the facade of the Capitol dominates the classic, while the interior is characterized by the eclectic opulence without losing this harmony. The dome stands over 90 meters high visible from the ends of the city.

On both sides of the top of the stairs are two bronze statues symbolizing Work and Virtue Tutelar People, works by Italian sculptor Angello Zanelli. The main entrance has 3, matching doors with the number of regions in which divided the island so far, worked in bronze.

 

 Fraternity Park
It continues along the famous Fraternity Park, which occupies the site of the former Campo de Marte, used for military exercises since the eighteenth century. It became Fraternity Park by the Pan American Congress held in 1928 in Havana. In the center of it it was planted a ceiba tree with soil from all countries of the continent. In its surroundings there are busts of the most important personalities of our regional history.

If you walk along the park with your tour guide you will find what is named as the Hot Corner , as they are regulars ball lovers who meet to discuss the sport, regarded in Cuba as the national sport. Almost always you find fervent discussions on the "losers" and "winners" of the Cuban national baseball series.

 

 Carlos III
He guided down the street Reina and Carlos III, to find the Military Paseo visit continues. This was constructed from the last stretch of Extramural walk, "El Prado", based on the Champ de Mars. It extended to the fort Prince, then outside the city. Governor Miguel de Tacon, in the thirties of the nineteenth century, did decorated with statues and fountains and named in his honor Paseo de Tacon. Everything had to pay tribute to the Spanish armed forces on the island, plus it is not the construction of private buildings is allowed.

 

the visit by the building ETECSA, the Cuban telephone company, which dates from 1927. This building 62m high -the highest of Cuba for the time was construido- can be regarded as an exponent of modernity Continue despite being a faithful exponent of eclectic taste prevailing at the time.

As part of the tour is continued by the Palacio de Aldama, this project will cost about 1 million pesos and was the former residence of the noble Spanish millionaire Sunday Aldama. Designed by Spanish architect and engineer José Carrera in the year 1844. At first the property consisted of two completely independent houses one for Aldama daughter -to which the facade facing the street should Reina- and the other for itself but now are part of the same property. Your guide will explain a little more of the history of this costly palace.

Park "The Curita"
The next stop is the Park El Curita, which now rules as a starting point taxi and bus market was formerly "El Vapor". It was built in honor of the first steamboat that arrived in the city in 1819 brought by the rich landowner O'Farrill. After the deterioration property was destroyed and became a park where years later the remains were found lifeless young man, "commonly known as the little priest belonging to the revolutionary movement against Batista". Batista was one of the Cuban presidents, whom the young people who belonged to the leftist part of the country at the time were opposed.

 

the guided visit to the Masons building continues. 1954 Grand National Masonic Temple also known as the Grand Lodge of Cuba. It was completed on the occasion of the international convention of Freemasons which the city hosted in 1957. The building is crowned with a globe holding the symbol of Freemasonry.

It proceeds to PLAZA CARLOS III. Since the opening of the building has been a merado several levels. Single Market was the Old Havana, is now known as Plaza Carlos III.

It continues to veterinary school, which was built in 1943. The Faculty of Stomatology, built in 1942.

Of interest it is also the visit to the Quinta de los Molinos. Located in the path of military promenade and on the grounds of old snuff mill was built by order of the Captain General Miguel de Tacon, the rest house of the highest authority of the island, to 1834. It was the first abode of Generalissimo Maximo Gomez in 1899 and then by large gardens hosted in the early years of the Republic Botanical Garden. In the house lies a museum dedicated to her memory and in new construction is based Nuclear Physics Institute.

University of Havana
Sig ue excursion to the University of Havana, which was moved to this location in 1902. Coming from the Dominican convent in the current historical city center. Between 1906 and 1940 they were built the main buildings that make up the campus . The sculpture of Alma Mater was the work of Czech Mario Korbel in 1919, in 1920 was placed in front of the rectory and moved to its present position in 1927 as soon as it was completed the staircase of 88 steps. Despite the long construction period, it is remarkable consistency that kept each other all buildings.

Then you visit:

Calixto Garcia Hospital
university stadium
Revolution Square.
Paseo
Colon cemetery
Finally, visit the Colon Cemetery. Considered among the 4 most important cemeteries in the world:

1 ro - In Genoa (Italy) HITORICIDAD . For its age.

2 do - in Barcelona (Spain) Landscape . For the beauty of views from being on a slope in front of the bay.

3 ro - In Paris (France) CELEBRITY . For the amount of personalities buried in their graves.

4 to - In Havana (Cuba) Monumentality . For the huge number of monuments it has.

The cemetery is a funeral museum "open". It was declared a national monument in 1986. Its construction started in 1871 and already in 1872 its official opening was performed but the work did not end until 1886, when all the details were completed. The necropolis was made by the Jesuits and Christopher Columbus named in his honor.

 

visit the main tombs:

"Tomb of the Count of Mortera" and "Marta Abreu"
"Family Hornedo"
"Veterans Association of the War of Independence"
"Monument to Gonzalo de Quesada" and "Maximo Gomez" (1905)
"Chapel Lawns"
Constantino de Ribalaigua (Constant)
Pantheons of families Rosell and Azcarate, Aguilera, Ariosa, Mesa (1904) and Aspuru.
It will continue to Vedado. For 2 centuries the area between the tower of St. Lazarus and the Almendares River was closed to the passage and it was officially banned the opening of roads in the forest in order to prevent a possible assault by corsairs and pirates on the main square . In that way this area is popularly known as "El Vedado". Around 1870 built the first wooden houses in that area, while years later (during the 1st was occupying US 1899-1902) the sale of plots which later became a lucrative business by nearby began the same to the center of the city and the natural expansion of it.

 Almendares park
You will visit the Almendares Park. He was named Casiguaguas by Aborigines, Chorrera by the Spaniards, but its final name "Almendares" was given in honor of the Bishop of Havana Enrique Almendráis, which is said recovered their health thanks to the bathrooms that took in its waters.

 

Malecón
Then you can visit the Paseo del Malecón . History of the Malecón began in 1819 when the growth of the city forced the authorities to take the coastal area stretching from the entrance of the bay to the Tower of San Lazaro. This was just an open space with sharp rock and sea reefs and strong and impenetrable mountain, considered by the Spanish authorities as a natural bulwark against attacks. Today is one of the most famous places in Havana.

 

As part of the tour is also a visit to the National Hotel . 1930 It was founded on the hill tanganana. It was built during the government of Gerardo Machado in eclectic style. 8 - storey building has 6 to reserved for VIP guests and the presidential suite $ 1000 usd night. They stayed in it and most of the most important personalities who visited the country and staying vitan: Wiston Churchill, Ava Gardner, Primo Nebiolo, Tom Mix, Roqui Marciano, Harri Belafonte, etc.

Other places that can be visited on the tour:

CASTLES de los Tres Reyes del Morro and San Salvador de la Punta
HOTEL ENGLAND 1856
RESTAURANT FLORIDITA
BACARDI BUILDING
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
MUSEUM OF THE REVOLUTION. PRESIDENTIAL PALACE
You can book your visit on our site! Join us!

Price Detail
Inclusions

Is the tour guide is on the languages english or portuguese the tour will be added 5 dollars

Exclusions

Children don't pay

Cancellation Policy

You will get

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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The best tour in Modern Havana
Havana, Havana, Cuba
1 Days
20 Persons
English/Spanish
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Brief

The best tour in Modern Havana

Tour Detail

We Cubaneamos proposes a tour of modern Havana. Then we give all the details of one of the most sought after tourist excursions. Continues with us!

Starting the tour of the Capitol visit Havana
We begin with the Capitol: Opened in 1929 to commemorate the establishment of the republic in Cuba. This imposing building was built during 3 years because its foundations are above the old railway station "Villanueva". The building was designed as the headquarters of the House of Representatives and the Senate.

His execution was signed with the US company Purdy and Henderson. On the facade of the Capitol dominates the classic, while the interior is characterized by the eclectic opulence without losing this harmony. The dome stands over 90 meters high visible from the ends of the city.

On both sides of the top of the stairs are two bronze statues symbolizing Work and Virtue Tutelar People, works by Italian sculptor Angello Zanelli. The main entrance has 3, matching doors with the number of regions in which divided the island so far, worked in bronze.

 

 Fraternity Park
It continues along the famous Fraternity Park, which occupies the site of the former Campo de Marte, used for military exercises since the eighteenth century. It became Fraternity Park by the Pan American Congress held in 1928 in Havana. In the center of it it was planted a ceiba tree with soil from all countries of the continent. In its surroundings there are busts of the most important personalities of our regional history.

If you walk along the park with your tour guide you will find what is named as the Hot Corner , as they are regulars ball lovers who meet to discuss the sport, regarded in Cuba as the national sport. Almost always you find fervent discussions on the "losers" and "winners" of the Cuban national baseball series.

 

 Carlos III
He guided down the street Reina and Carlos III, to find the Military Paseo visit continues. This was constructed from the last stretch of Extramural walk, "El Prado", based on the Champ de Mars. It extended to the fort Prince, then outside the city. Governor Miguel de Tacon, in the thirties of the nineteenth century, did decorated with statues and fountains and named in his honor Paseo de Tacon. Everything had to pay tribute to the Spanish armed forces on the island, plus it is not the construction of private buildings is allowed.

 

the visit by the building ETECSA, the Cuban telephone company, which dates from 1927. This building 62m high -the highest of Cuba for the time was construido- can be regarded as an exponent of modernity Continue despite being a faithful exponent of eclectic taste prevailing at the time.

As part of the tour is continued by the Palacio de Aldama, this project will cost about 1 million pesos and was the former residence of the noble Spanish millionaire Sunday Aldama. Designed by Spanish architect and engineer José Carrera in the year 1844. At first the property consisted of two completely independent houses one for Aldama daughter -to which the facade facing the street should Reina- and the other for itself but now are part of the same property. Your guide will explain a little more of the history of this costly palace.

Park "The Curita"
The next stop is the Park El Curita, which now rules as a starting point taxi and bus market was formerly "El Vapor". It was built in honor of the first steamboat that arrived in the city in 1819 brought by the rich landowner O'Farrill. After the deterioration property was destroyed and became a park where years later the remains were found lifeless young man, "commonly known as the little priest belonging to the revolutionary movement against Batista". Batista was one of the Cuban presidents, whom the young people who belonged to the leftist part of the country at the time were opposed.

 

the guided visit to the Masons building continues. 1954 Grand National Masonic Temple also known as the Grand Lodge of Cuba. It was completed on the occasion of the international convention of Freemasons which the city hosted in 1957. The building is crowned with a globe holding the symbol of Freemasonry.

It proceeds to PLAZA CARLOS III. Since the opening of the building has been a merado several levels. Single Market was the Old Havana, is now known as Plaza Carlos III.

It continues to veterinary school, which was built in 1943. The Faculty of Stomatology, built in 1942.

Of interest it is also the visit to the Quinta de los Molinos. Located in the path of military promenade and on the grounds of old snuff mill was built by order of the Captain General Miguel de Tacon, the rest house of the highest authority of the island, to 1834. It was the first abode of Generalissimo Maximo Gomez in 1899 and then by large gardens hosted in the early years of the Republic Botanical Garden. In the house lies a museum dedicated to her memory and in new construction is based Nuclear Physics Institute.

University of Havana
Sig ue excursion to the University of Havana, which was moved to this location in 1902. Coming from the Dominican convent in the current historical city center. Between 1906 and 1940 they were built the main buildings that make up the campus . The sculpture of Alma Mater was the work of Czech Mario Korbel in 1919, in 1920 was placed in front of the rectory and moved to its present position in 1927 as soon as it was completed the staircase of 88 steps. Despite the long construction period, it is remarkable consistency that kept each other all buildings.

Then you visit:

Calixto Garcia Hospital
university stadium
Revolution Square.
Paseo
Colon cemetery
Finally, visit the Colon Cemetery. Considered among the 4 most important cemeteries in the world:

1 ro - In Genoa (Italy) HITORICIDAD . For its age.

2 do - in Barcelona (Spain) Landscape . For the beauty of views from being on a slope in front of the bay.

3 ro - In Paris (France) CELEBRITY . For the amount of personalities buried in their graves.

4 to - In Havana (Cuba) Monumentality . For the huge number of monuments it has.

The cemetery is a funeral museum "open". It was declared a national monument in 1986. Its construction started in 1871 and already in 1872 its official opening was performed but the work did not end until 1886, when all the details were completed. The necropolis was made by the Jesuits and Christopher Columbus named in his honor.

 

visit the main tombs:

"Tomb of the Count of Mortera" and "Marta Abreu"
"Family Hornedo"
"Veterans Association of the War of Independence"
"Monument to Gonzalo de Quesada" and "Maximo Gomez" (1905)
"Chapel Lawns"
Constantino de Ribalaigua (Constant)
Pantheons of families Rosell and Azcarate, Aguilera, Ariosa, Mesa (1904) and Aspuru.
It will continue to Vedado. For 2 centuries the area between the tower of St. Lazarus and the Almendares River was closed to the passage and it was officially banned the opening of roads in the forest in order to prevent a possible assault by corsairs and pirates on the main square . In that way this area is popularly known as "El Vedado". Around 1870 built the first wooden houses in that area, while years later (during the 1st was occupying US 1899-1902) the sale of plots which later became a lucrative business by nearby began the same to the center of the city and the natural expansion of it.

 Almendares park
You will visit the Almendares Park. He was named Casiguaguas by Aborigines, Chorrera by the Spaniards, but its final name "Almendares" was given in honor of the Bishop of Havana Enrique Almendráis, which is said recovered their health thanks to the bathrooms that took in its waters.

 

Malecón
Then you can visit the Paseo del Malecón . History of the Malecón began in 1819 when the growth of the city forced the authorities to take the coastal area stretching from the entrance of the bay to the Tower of San Lazaro. This was just an open space with sharp rock and sea reefs and strong and impenetrable mountain, considered by the Spanish authorities as a natural bulwark against attacks. Today is one of the most famous places in Havana.

 

As part of the tour is also a visit to the National Hotel . 1930 It was founded on the hill tanganana. It was built during the government of Gerardo Machado in eclectic style. 8 - storey building has 6 to reserved for VIP guests and the presidential suite $ 1000 usd night. They stayed in it and most of the most important personalities who visited the country and staying vitan: Wiston Churchill, Ava Gardner, Primo Nebiolo, Tom Mix, Roqui Marciano, Harri Belafonte, etc.

Other places that can be visited on the tour:

CASTLES de los Tres Reyes del Morro and San Salvador de la Punta
HOTEL ENGLAND 1856
RESTAURANT FLORIDITA
BACARDI BUILDING
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
MUSEUM OF THE REVOLUTION. PRESIDENTIAL PALACE
You can book your visit on our site! Join us!

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Price Detail

Is the tour guide is on the languages english or portuguese the tour will be added 5 dollars

Children don't pay

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancel 7 days before tour starts.

80% refund if cancel within 6 days before tour starts.

50% refund if cancel within 5 days before tour starts.

NO refund if cancel within 3 days before tour starts.

You will be refunded for all costs EXCEPT Processing Fees.

Guests can get full refunds at any time of cancellation prior to the actual date of the tour if that cancellation is due to a Force Major reason. Force Major reasons include but are not limited to war, civil insurrection, strikes, volcanoes, extreme weather, earthquake, and natural disasters.

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