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ZipTipz Havana Travel Guide
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Havana, cosmopolitan centre of the Caribbean. A charming and lively city, home of cultural and international activities. You will be enthralled as you stroll through its colonial streets, its promenade, the rich nightlife and the warmth of its people.

District Guide

Havana is a vibrant, modern and cosmopolitan city, where past and present mingle at the cultural, political, economic and social heart of Cuba.

Old Havana has been declared part of the heritage of mankind by UNESCO, and the beauty of its paved streets, colonial balconies, baroque and gothic...

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Historical Background

If you want to find out a little more about the history of Havana by visiting its museums and places of historical interest, you should start in the historical heart of Old Havana. Here you will find a web of narrow streets stretching from the sea to the modern part of the cit...

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Where To Stay

Havana has always been famous for its hospitality. Because of its privileged geographical position it has attracted travelers from all over the world. The first-time visitor will find a wide range of accommodations, from the simplest hotel to the most luxurious tourist comple...

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Dining and Drinking

Many culinary traditions have left their mark on the melting pot that is Havana. Traditional Cuban, or "creole" cuisine is full of variety, with strong Spanish and African influences. The city has a thriving Chinatown, numerous pizza places – Cubans are very fond of pizza -, and many other...

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Entertainment

Whatever you are looking for in Havana, whether it is tropical sunshine, salsa, or a particular style and philosophy of life, you are sure to enjoy yourself here. Art lovers will discover a rich art scene, which has taken and developed ideas from all over the world and blended them with its ow...

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Recommended Tours

Our tour begins in the old part of the city. Old Havana and its surrounding area was declared part of mankind's heritage by UNESCO. The area is a wonderful mix of colonial houses, late 19th century buildings and a large variety of restaurants, cafés and bars offering traditional Cuban and...

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Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Havana (Spanish in full: Ciudad de La Habana, formerly named San Cristóbal de La Habana; UN/LOCODE: CU HAV) is the capital of Cuba. The city also forms one of the 14 provinces of Cuba. With a population of more than 2.2 million, Havana is the largest city in both Cuba and the Caribbean. It is located just over 90 miles (144 km) south-southwest of Key West, Florida. It is located on the northwest coast of Cuba, facing the Straits of Florida, and is surrounded by the province of Havana to the south, east, and west.

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