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Callejon de Hamel, Havana

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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 a part of your Havana vacation plans using our Havana itinerary planner.
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  • We wanted to go check out this street we had heard so much about, so we took a cab there. Before we even stepped foot on the street, two people greeted us at the front -- he then proceeded to guide us...  more »
  • This is a must see. Go on a Sunday in the early afternoon. Live music plays every week. Don't be put off by locals asking to show you around. Frankly, I embraced the opportunity. I know he just wanted...  more »
  • It is a little street somewhere in the Centro of Havana. I walked from Vedado and had to ask a few locals for directions. That being said is very well known and any taxi can take you there. It is just...  more »
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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.