Ciudad de La Habana - Other Places
Malecon of Havana
About 12 kilometers long and considered the most characteristic image of the city, linking the traditional center to the populous neighborhood of Vedado, whose heart, La Rampa, allows easy access to other places of interest for visitors, like the bicentennial University of Havana.
The Revolution Square and the José Martí Monument (highest lookout in the city, 138,5 meters over the sea level), the Cementery of Colon, considered one the most important of the planet because of its diverse artistic values.
More than 15 kilometers of coasts, fine sands and blue waters stretch out between Bacuranao and Guanabo creating a nautical circuit, simply identified by the inhabitants of Havana as Playas del Este, and where natural attributes usually make Santa María del Mar outstanding place.
Like any other great city, Havana is the center of the intense political, scientific and cultural life of the nation. Tens of museums, theaters and concert halls, galleries of art and cultural institutions are known all over the city, the House of the Américas, the Foundation of New Latin American Film, or the National Folkloric Dance Group have an enormous international reputation.