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Tour Guide to Old Havana
Havana- Havana- Cuba
1 Days
20 Persons
English/Spanish
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The best tour guide in Old Havana

Tour Detail

We propose a tourist guide around the old town, where you can visit the most emblematic places in the Cuban capital for its history and its tradition.

The tour starts at the Plaza de Armas, focusing primarily on the history of the Temple, the tradition that exists behind the small temple since the seventeenth century.

Castillo de la Real Fuerza
Then it will follow the Castillo de la Real Fuerza: This castle is part of the strengths that were ordered to be built by General Francisco Calona shift captain to stop attacks by pirates and privateers against the villa. The first fort built was "the Force" in 1540 and then went on "The Real Force" in 1577 as pirates as Jaques Sores succeeded in evading the defense of the first castle.


The castle preserved until today preserves all its architecture. Inside can be found objects from the period, in addition to the sculpture La Giraldilla that can be found in the brand of Cuban rum Havana Club. There is also a legend behind this sculpture that adds historical value, your guide will share with more details.

 

Hotel "Santa Isabel"
Also as part of the tour is a visit to the hotel "Santa Isabel". Its importance is that it was the formal residence of the Count of Santovenia from the second half of the seventeenth century, who was famous for his immense wealth and as the pattern of great parties at the time, although their neighbors complained about the stench and fish oil that gave off the main floor.
This magnificent residence was bought by the American Colonel Mr Leigh in 1867, who became the hotel Santa Isabel.

National Museum of Natural History
Follow the visit at the National Museum of Natural History, which contains a collection of Cuban flora and fauna, dedicated to the paleontological science. Right beside your guide will accompany the art gallery Ruben Martinez Villena if it is of interest to you.

 

It will also explain the history of the Plaza de Armas, the most historic corner of the city center, dating from the sixteenth century, initially known as "Church Square", the tragic accident that took place in the eighteenth century why his name.

This square was restored in the second half of the nineteenth century completely changing their appearance. The Villanueva Count sent to erect a statue of King Ferdinand VII, who was also his personal friend and allowed some concessions to the island as trade and the authorization of the inhabitants noble titles. In the twentieth century the statue was replaced by another of Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, one of the heroes of Cuban history, who fought fervently for the liberation of slaves on the island in the 1868 war against Spain. This statue was erected by sculptor Sergio Lopez Mesa.

Palacio del Segundo Cabo
It will continue the visit to the palace of second place dating back to 1770, whose purposes have changed throughout history: Initially it was the residence of second lieutenant. Designed as the post office and then became curiously at the house of the deputy governor where immediately after independence from Spain would for the Senate until 1929 that he would move to the Capitol.
Currently hosting the Cuban Book Institute and two libraries.
As part of havana tour through the old town is also Tacon street: the only street in Havana is built entirely of wood. As part of its history contains legends, this time related to love ... your guide will take care of relatarle this exciting story, though short is moving.

 

Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
The governor's palace called Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, built between 1776 and 1791 by Antonio Fernandez and Trevejos. Showing a Baroque style although the neoclassical portico was added 47 years later during the rule of Tacon. It had 3 functions: the governor's palace, the village council and the prison. Important in Cuban history as it functioned as the government palace from 1791 to 1898, staying at 65 captains general. From 1920 to 1967 he served as the town hall, the office of City History, to be declared as a museum city later where many fragments of Cuban history are exposed.

They will also visit O'Reilly, Bishop, House Water Street: La Tinaja.

It will continue down the street Crafts, named for being inhabited mainly by scribes. This street was the first and principal of the village and was connected with the administrative center (Government Palace) and San Francisco de Asis shopping plaza.

The restaurant The mine, Palacio Episcopal, Al Medina also part of the tour of the historic center of the Cuban capital visit. The building dates from the seventeenth century and was originally a school for orphaned girls called San Francisco de Sales. On the top floor are the workshops of several famous Cuban painters Roberto Fabelo, Zaida del Rio, Ernesto Rancaño and Choco.

Automobile Museum
The car museum is undoubtedly an important part of the tour. Erected in the eighteenth century was initially used as a garage horses carriages. It was then used as a warehouse. It became the 20th century in the Old Cars Museum (old tank cars). Today only half displays his collection consisting of 34 cars and 7 motorcycles Harley Davidson. The cars on display were assembled before 1930. The other half was transferred to the corner of Mercaderes and O'Reilly after damage from Hurricane Michelle. All cars retain their original machinery.

It will continue to Arab House which was built in the seventeenth century. This house was originally a Catholic school in San Carlos. Currently exhibits the largest ethnographic collection in Cuba in the form of an Arab market.

Plaza Francisco de Asis
It will also pass by the Francisco de Asis Square. The second oldest in the city, appointed by the Franciscan church and convent San Francisco de Asis. Seventeenth century (1629) and spontaneously became the first shopping center in the Villa. Boats unloading their wares on the docks and bought fresh food to restock.

As part of this square the Church of San Francisco de Asis is initially built in 1584.
Other places that will also be visited are:
• Numismatic Museum
• Casa del tango
• House Comedy
• Cabinet archeology
• Hostal Valencia
• The cruzeiro
• Lonja trade
• Coffee East and Customs
• Source of lions
• Sculpture knight Paris

And many more! You can make your reservation with us for your tour in Havana from now! Do not hesitate! We offer various prices that you can consult .

Price Detail
Inclusions

If the tour is on the languages english or portugues will be added a charge of 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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Tour Guide to Old Havana
Havana, Havana, Cuba
1 Days
20 Persons
English/Spanish
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Brief

The best tour guide in Old Havana

Tour Detail

We propose a tourist guide around the old town, where you can visit the most emblematic places in the Cuban capital for its history and its tradition.

The tour starts at the Plaza de Armas, focusing primarily on the history of the Temple, the tradition that exists behind the small temple since the seventeenth century.

Castillo de la Real Fuerza
Then it will follow the Castillo de la Real Fuerza: This castle is part of the strengths that were ordered to be built by General Francisco Calona shift captain to stop attacks by pirates and privateers against the villa. The first fort built was "the Force" in 1540 and then went on "The Real Force" in 1577 as pirates as Jaques Sores succeeded in evading the defense of the first castle.


The castle preserved until today preserves all its architecture. Inside can be found objects from the period, in addition to the sculpture La Giraldilla that can be found in the brand of Cuban rum Havana Club. There is also a legend behind this sculpture that adds historical value, your guide will share with more details.

 

Hotel "Santa Isabel"
Also as part of the tour is a visit to the hotel "Santa Isabel". Its importance is that it was the formal residence of the Count of Santovenia from the second half of the seventeenth century, who was famous for his immense wealth and as the pattern of great parties at the time, although their neighbors complained about the stench and fish oil that gave off the main floor.
This magnificent residence was bought by the American Colonel Mr Leigh in 1867, who became the hotel Santa Isabel.

National Museum of Natural History
Follow the visit at the National Museum of Natural History, which contains a collection of Cuban flora and fauna, dedicated to the paleontological science. Right beside your guide will accompany the art gallery Ruben Martinez Villena if it is of interest to you.

 

It will also explain the history of the Plaza de Armas, the most historic corner of the city center, dating from the sixteenth century, initially known as "Church Square", the tragic accident that took place in the eighteenth century why his name.

This square was restored in the second half of the nineteenth century completely changing their appearance. The Villanueva Count sent to erect a statue of King Ferdinand VII, who was also his personal friend and allowed some concessions to the island as trade and the authorization of the inhabitants noble titles. In the twentieth century the statue was replaced by another of Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, one of the heroes of Cuban history, who fought fervently for the liberation of slaves on the island in the 1868 war against Spain. This statue was erected by sculptor Sergio Lopez Mesa.

Palacio del Segundo Cabo
It will continue the visit to the palace of second place dating back to 1770, whose purposes have changed throughout history: Initially it was the residence of second lieutenant. Designed as the post office and then became curiously at the house of the deputy governor where immediately after independence from Spain would for the Senate until 1929 that he would move to the Capitol.
Currently hosting the Cuban Book Institute and two libraries.
As part of havana tour through the old town is also Tacon street: the only street in Havana is built entirely of wood. As part of its history contains legends, this time related to love ... your guide will take care of relatarle this exciting story, though short is moving.

 

Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
The governor's palace called Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, built between 1776 and 1791 by Antonio Fernandez and Trevejos. Showing a Baroque style although the neoclassical portico was added 47 years later during the rule of Tacon. It had 3 functions: the governor's palace, the village council and the prison. Important in Cuban history as it functioned as the government palace from 1791 to 1898, staying at 65 captains general. From 1920 to 1967 he served as the town hall, the office of City History, to be declared as a museum city later where many fragments of Cuban history are exposed.

They will also visit O'Reilly, Bishop, House Water Street: La Tinaja.

It will continue down the street Crafts, named for being inhabited mainly by scribes. This street was the first and principal of the village and was connected with the administrative center (Government Palace) and San Francisco de Asis shopping plaza.

The restaurant The mine, Palacio Episcopal, Al Medina also part of the tour of the historic center of the Cuban capital visit. The building dates from the seventeenth century and was originally a school for orphaned girls called San Francisco de Sales. On the top floor are the workshops of several famous Cuban painters Roberto Fabelo, Zaida del Rio, Ernesto Rancaño and Choco.

Automobile Museum
The car museum is undoubtedly an important part of the tour. Erected in the eighteenth century was initially used as a garage horses carriages. It was then used as a warehouse. It became the 20th century in the Old Cars Museum (old tank cars). Today only half displays his collection consisting of 34 cars and 7 motorcycles Harley Davidson. The cars on display were assembled before 1930. The other half was transferred to the corner of Mercaderes and O'Reilly after damage from Hurricane Michelle. All cars retain their original machinery.

It will continue to Arab House which was built in the seventeenth century. This house was originally a Catholic school in San Carlos. Currently exhibits the largest ethnographic collection in Cuba in the form of an Arab market.

Plaza Francisco de Asis
It will also pass by the Francisco de Asis Square. The second oldest in the city, appointed by the Franciscan church and convent San Francisco de Asis. Seventeenth century (1629) and spontaneously became the first shopping center in the Villa. Boats unloading their wares on the docks and bought fresh food to restock.

As part of this square the Church of San Francisco de Asis is initially built in 1584.
Other places that will also be visited are:
• Numismatic Museum
• Casa del tango
• House Comedy
• Cabinet archeology
• Hostal Valencia
• The cruzeiro
• Lonja trade
• Coffee East and Customs
• Source of lions
• Sculpture knight Paris

And many more! You can make your reservation with us for your tour in Havana from now! Do not hesitate! We offer various prices that you can consult .

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Price Detail

If the tour is on the languages english or portugues will be added a charge of 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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