Malecón of Havana, Havana

#3 of 98 in Historic Sites in Cuba
Historic Walking Area · Landmark
Take a long walk along Malecón of Havana to appreciate the cultural quirks of everyday life in Cuba's capital city. Spanning 8 km (5 mi) and connecting the city center with the harbor, the esplanade supports countless cafes, bars, and restaurants, which brim with energy day and night. Observe citizens going about their daily business, from fishermen and street vendors to businesspeople. As you walk, keep an eye out for surging waves, which can sometimes break across the shorefront barriers and leave people soaked. Use our Havana planner to add Malecón of Havana and other attractions to your Havana vacation plans.
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  • The Malecon is everything they say. Always enjpyable to walk on the malecon. You come across fishermen, lovers, romatics and artists. Always.  more »
  • I used to go to the Malecon on a daily basis as my hotel called Panorama was about ten minutes from there. The Malecon consists of a gathering area of Cubans enjoying their nightlife at little cost...  more »

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