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. To visit Calle Obispo and get the most from your holiday in Havana, create itinerary details personal to you using our Havana itinerary builder.
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  • August 15, 2017
    This is one of the main streets in Old Havana. The street is closed to traffic which makes it easier to walk on, and is almost always crowded morning until late at night. The street contains many shop...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Bishop Boulevard, 99% of the tourism and residents transita this narrow but singular Street, where leads, an enigma... desifrelo you step... and let yourself be carried away by your curiosity. I recommend it
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  • August 14, 2017
    Very quaint and old in this area. I went into the coffee shop nearby, but no one spoke English. Finally found one waitress who spoke a little English and asked her if I could buy a bag of fresh ground...  more »

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