Calle Obispo, Havana

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Immerse yourself in the culture-rich bustle of Calle Obispo, the busy main street of Havana's old town. Take in the lively atmosphere of the charming narrow pedestrian passage, created back in 1519 to protect people from the scorching sun. The vibrant street houses many interesting cafes, bars, restaurants, and artisanal shops. Admire the colorful Art Nouveau architecture, see the house where Hemingway lived for seven years, or visit the famous pharmacy museum. Using our world travel planner, Havana attractions like Calle Obispo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • the picturesque street between different spaces offering, is left between seeing old architecture which makes it magical
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  • This is definitely the fun street to walk down as it's all pedestrians and has dozens of little shops and restaurants to see on your way from Central Park area down to the waterfront. Yes it's a littl...  more »
  • Spent 8 days in Havana and spent a few days simply roaming and walking the city. Obispo Street while interesting is very much a touristy spot from the little shops that line the street selling Cuban s...  more »

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