Old Havana in the heat of the city, holds a beauty between Baroque and neoclassic style. With many building restored, Old Havana transport us to the colonial times. Catedral de San Cristóbal is the highlight of the Plaza Vieja, built with coral rock, you can still see marine fossil in the walls, a must see.
Plaza de la Revolución is the place of large gatherings with speeches from Fidel Castro to commemorations of Workers’ Day. In the center of the square we find a Jose Martí Memorial. In the opposite side we can see the building of Ministry of Interior with the famous saying “Hasta la Victoria Siempre” and the face of legendary Che Guevara.
We can also find the National Capitol, similar to the Capitol in Washigton DC, but is only similar in the exterior. Is a neoclassical bealding with inspirations in the Panthéon in Paris.
For the original taste of the famous drinks from Cuba, you must go to Bodeguita del Medio, for the Mojitos, a place where Ernest Hemingway was a frequent client. For the daiquiris go to Floridita, an upscale bar famous for this special drink.