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Cuba || Old Havana and its Fortification System. Havana was founded in 1519 by the Spanish. By the 17th century, it had become one of the Caribbean's main centres for ship-building. Although it is today a sprawling metropolis of 2 million inhabitants, its old centre retains an interesting mix of Baroque and neoclassical monuments, and a homogeneous ensemble of private houses with arcades, balconies, wrought-iron gates and internal courtyards.

Cuba - Province of Ciudad de la Habana - Old Havana and its Fortification System - ©UNESCO / Ron Van Oers

Cuba - Province of Ciudad de la Habana - Old Havana and its Fortification System - ©Ko Hon Chiu Vincent

Cuba - Province of Ciudad de la Habana - Old Havana and its Fortification System - ©Ko Hon Chiu Vincent

Blog post at The Travels of BBQboy and Spanky :  Visiting Havana before Cuba changes has been on my list for years. The city reminds me of Venice; walking around this city is like steppin[..]

Photos and Travel Tips on Havana, Cuba

Photos and Travel Tips on Havana, Cuba - The Travels of BBQboy and Spanky

Old Havana, Cuba

Nowadays Havana is the most exciting city in the Caribbean. Old Havana is one of Seven Urban Wonders of the World.

Havana

Known as the Key to the New World, Havana was first established in Today you can visit la Habana Vieja, a UNESCO world heritage site, and other

Las terrazas

Las Terrazas – An ideal day trip from Havana

The Malecon, Havana, Cuba. (Maceo ) #VisitCuba #SeeHavana

Foto de El Malecon, La Habana: The Malecon, Havana, Cuba.

My City: Havana, Cuba

Don’t believe anyone who tells you Havana is sclerotic. Or, worse, that the food is boring. The city is best appreciated on locals’ simple terms: the farmers markets displaying mini-mountains…

Castillo Del Morro, Havana, Cuba Photo

Old Havana, Cuba - Travel Photos by Galen R frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

World Habitat Awards | Innovation. Sustainability. Transfer.

Housing Programmes in the Historic Centre of Havana - BSHF

Benetton & Papa Jeans; housing above. Credit: Ben Achtenberg

Gentrification in Cuba? The Contradictions of Old Havana

The Palacio de los Capitanes Generales is the former official residence of the governors (Captains General) of Havana, Cuba.

Statue of Elian Gonzalez and Jose Marti, Havana, Cuba | by Chaloos

Statue of Elian Gonzalez and Jose Marti, Havana, Cuba | by Chaloos

Plaza Vieja Havana Cuba -  renovations

Havana buildings - Restoration of the historical center in collaboration with Unesco.

Havana real estate

After 50 Years, Cuban Houses To Go Up For Sale

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