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4 hours. Classic car tour of the 50s, accompanied by a guide.
“San Cristobal de la Habana” to “Havana” through five centuries of intense history that goes from pirate raids, legends of love, war stories, prosperity and glamor to a social revolution. We offer a tour where rum, snuff and coffee are just the trappings.
We started across the bay to see the best view of the city from the Morro fortress that defended the town of San Cristobal of the siege of pirates and privateers.
Returning for the route Havana tunnel, one of the seven wonders of Cuban civil engineering we stop to start the walk through the historic center from the Plaza de la Catedral, the most homogeneous and best preserved urban complex of the city colonial. A few meters away, you can visit the famous bar La Bodeguita del Medio, bizarre and famous bohemian life space of the twentieth century.
We continue with a visit to the Plaza de Armas, also known as the Plaza of the old booksellers, with its beautiful baroque palaces.
Stop at the Hotel Ambos Mundos, where Hemingway came to stay in the 30s, to climb to the splendid terrace that offers one of the best views of Havana.
Continue down the Merchants street, one of the main arteries of the historic center and reached the Plaza de San Francisco de Asis, important trading center since the seventeenth century and which is one of the oldest churches in the city.
Lieutenant King across the street, which houses the remains of the first aqueduct of Havana and the old cistern of a newly restored colonial house, we arrive at the Plaza Vieja, full of color and movement.
On Wall Street we went to the Avenida del Puerto to visit the Museo del Ron (Rum Museum), where the manufacturing process known Havana Club rum with a tasting at the end of the course. Price of the museum is not included (7.00 CUC per person).
Leaving Old Havana classic car continues the tour with panoramic views of the Museum of the Revolution, Central Park and the Capitol. We continue to Prado and Malecon, famous promenade of 8 km long connecting the old city with the modern city, the most interesting places to visit are the neighborhoods of Vedado and Miramar, the residential area of Havana detained in old glamor of the 30s.
Visit the gardens of the National Hotel, which belongs to the American mafia between the 30s and the 50s (visit the Hall of Fame).
We continue with a panoramic tour of the modern part of the city that includes views of the University of Havana, Calle 23, the Coppelia (famous ice cream) and Avenue of the Presidents.
Stop at the Plaza de la Revolución (Revolution Square), historical place in Havana where Fidel Castro delivered his long speeches and where the portrait of Che continues to call the attention of tourists and Cubans.
We continue our walk overlooking the Colon Cemetery and the Forest of Havana.
We arrived at Miramar, the chic neighborhood of Havana, with its beautiful mansions and Fifth Avenue, where enjoy a panoramic view. Stop at the Gandhi Park, also known as the Park Jagüeyes, impressive Indian garden in the city center. Return along the Malecon. End of the visit.
Notes: The order of the visits is changeable depending on the site hosting customers.