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“A trip back in time”
Review of Old Havana

Ranked #1 of 238 things to do in Havana
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Owner description: Bohemian, rhythmically Latin, certainly picturesque and, above all, charming.
Horsham, United Kingdom
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“A trip back in time”
Reviewed 30 April 2012

A visit to old Havana is like going back in time. There is Cuban music in every bar and seemingly on every corner. The food is good if you stick to the more tourist bars and cafes. Follow in the footsteps of Hemingway and have a mojito in La Bodeguita Del Medio and a daquiri in El Floridita, although be ready for the crush of other tourists.

Visited April 2012
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Lillehammer
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“Stunning!!”
Reviewed 30 April 2012

I loved walking around there, it was really beautiful, he buildings are so ald and graceous and small cute shops and cafes around, with the best coffee

Visited April 2012
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Sutton, Canada
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“Old Havana”
Reviewed 29 April 2012

The lifestyle of the Cubans and how these magnificent building are falling to ruin- I wanted to see them before they all crumble down. Very few are being repaired

Visited April 2012
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Aldergrove, Canada
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“Just Imagine”
Reviewed 29 April 2012

Life in Cuba was once very splendid for a select few, the evidence is still all around, now a World Heritage site. Be sure to visit Hemingway's cafe. walk to streets of Old Town, stand on the walls of the Fort.
Cuba is a a beautiful place to visit, unfortunately the politics are not!
We stayed in both Havana, and Varadero, traveling to Trinidad, through Cienfuegos, and Santa Clara. The people of Cuba are very friendly, and helpful although English can be a problem in the smaller towns away from any tourist contacts. Not seeing a franchised outlet on every street and street corner is definitely a welcome site. Cuba is unique, a time capsule.

Visited May 2011
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Tehran, Iran
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“Travling Through Time”
Reviewed 28 April 2012

The Oldish Scent of 17th cen cities plus Hemingway Cafe + vast siiting area in front of semi cathedral church and narrow alleys give u a good sense

Visited May 2011
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