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University of Havana

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Address: Calles L and 27, Havana, Cuba
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Great entrance

We just drove around the university and did not go inside. The entrance is very impressive with the steps and the classical building at the top. Beautiful architecture

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just drove around the university and did not go inside. The entrance is very impressive with the steps and the classical building at the top. Beautiful architecture

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This university is out in the Vedado part of the town, and is beautiful in terms of architecture. However, it wasn't open to go in at all in our four days in Havana, so we couldn't go and explore.

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Northridge, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wandered in here on my travels through Havana. A very interesting series of old buildings. Great views of the city.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The University of Havana is a well known and well respected institution. The new-classical buildings are beautiful. There are also a few museums contained in the grounds. Unfortunately, it is closed on weekends and sometimes at times when it is supposed to be open. It is certainly worth a quick walk by, even if it is closed.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The university is in Vedado. A classic monumental building with a spacious area with steps and a statue. It is a great sight when you walk upwards the street. I did not go inside the University as there was some activities not open for public when I was there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been living nearby, so we just dropped in. The buildings are beautiful, and the only place in Havana where you find some peace and silence. :) Biggest thumbs up was that several people helped us get info, told us stories, etc. This is not tourist area, so here you can find the human and cincerly friendly side of... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some interesting buildings but overall do something else. It is on the bus line and riding by is probably enough for most.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

In 1994, the first time I went back to Cuba after a 32 year absence, I rented an apartment only a block from the University steps featured in the photo. I go there everytime I am in Havana and did so last November (2016). Located right downtown, 1 block from the Habana Libre Hotel, the University of Havana is an... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Lots of local color, students going to school, some ornate buildings and open spaces. Worth visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

check out the beautiful and historic University of Havana campus. Great views and a great location to go either into Vedado or Central Havana.

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