Callejon de Hamel, Havana

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#5 of 12 in Neighborhoods in Cuba
Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Callejon de Hamel, an alley district filled with colorful murals, Santeria shrines, and energetic rumba music. Exploring the callejon, you can observe the unique Afro-Caribbean religion that grew out of Cuba's slave trade. Purchase quirky souvenirs at the small arts and crafts shops, or observe the Santeria priests perform their animated rituals. Admire the vivacious murals and art pieces that grace the street walls, mingle with the locals, and take in the spirit of the vibrant district. Make Callejon de Hamel part of your personalized Havana itinerary using our Havana visit planner .
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  • Somewhat peculiar alley... where can you see street art, graffiti, ypinturas and shops with esoteric products.
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  • It was quite smaller than I expected. Just small alley full of art pieces created by local artist using only recycled material. It was quite fun to see that Afro-Cuban art on that scale. You might not...  more »
  • Site located in the heart of Havana, Centro Habana, visited by tourists and Cubans to enjoy their activities, folk music, traditional dances of the Yoruba religions with changing rooms alegoricos African deities, decorated with paintings and symbols of the Afro-Cuban religion. All a spectacular of Cuban, don't miss it, is something else to enjoy and learn about Cuba and its people.
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  • RIP OFF ....art and drinks is fine. DONT EAT THERE ...TOO MANY CUCs we spent 68 cuc for 3 ppl ....you can eat around 20 cuc for 3ppl and drinks around that corner and food waaaaaay better !!!!
  • Very Interesting project, beautiful modern art pieces and murales. You can buy the CD of music they play there on sunday.
  • I recommend the Bilongo ! Fantastic Drink !
  • Lots of art. Much history. People are very friendly and love to chat
  • Art on building facades is just spectacular.

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