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University of Havana

Calles L and 27, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8793488
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Had to just walk the steps!

This is a view seen internationally; the university was closed, however we were able to walk some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
This is a must see if you are going to be in Havana

The school is located just blocks from the heart of Havana - near avenida 23. It has many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Calles L and 27, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8793488
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a view seen internationally; the university was closed, however we were able to walk some of the campus.. just like any "uni" at home, except Havana's is beautiful architecture...

Thank gro05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The school is located just blocks from the heart of Havana - near avenida 23. It has many paladares (private restaurants) along the side streets and that will enhance your journey if you just want to take a break while visiting.

Thank fredyt3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just about to enter when a couple invited us to go inside with them. A teacher and a student who were kind enough to show us all the details of the university and its history related to the revolution and Fidel. The buildings...More

Thank Martha N
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Go, walk it, talk to students and professors... wow! The architecture is amazing as is the level of education in this great country.

Thank CaboSanLucasCocinera
Reviewed 9 October 2017

this is a tour that you must do. It is amazing the history of the school and the students that attend. you must visit the library.

Thank norma1004
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I was fortunate to have a semi-private tour of the university but I imagine official tours follow the same route. This is the oldest university in Cuba wth some interesting colonial buildings. From the stately law building to the magnificent auditorium (Aula Magna) with its...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The university of Havana is a must visit. When you reach the university there is a lot of stairs to climb. When you reach the top it is a lovely big campus. There were hardly any students as they must have had exams or on...More

Thank Manjit R
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Whoever chats with you will look for a meal or a tip. I had a great time checking out the area and getting filled in on the Life of a college student. The best way to learn some history.

Thank Cyockey1
Reviewed 10 July 2017

the buildings of the Univeristy are very big and impressive, there are always many young people around

1  Thank Piotr M
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This University is beautiful and peaceful. It is one of the only places that had some flowers and landscaping that we saw during our week in Habana. We spoke to a student there, who was proud of his university, and volunteered to show us around....More

1  Thank Leslie R
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30 June 2016|
Response from Jacqueline F | Reviewed this property |
No sorry. Just there as a tourist