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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  • October 4, 2017
    This is a small alleyway full of vibrant Afro-Cuban art made from recycled items such as old baths, cash register, bicycles etc and painted murals on the walls along with music wafting over the whole ...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Another obligatory stop of the tour in Havana. Callejon de Hamel is a dead art that stands out for the amazing murals and artistic achievements and of course the celebration of Santeria Sundays from 12.
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  • October 2, 2017
    We were shown this area by a local was a bit wary of this given the reports of people wanting money for helping you (he was just helping), on Sunday morning, didn't make it back in the afternoon for t...  more »
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  • April 20, 2017
    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 !!!!
  • March 16, 2017
    Very Interesting project, beautiful modern art pieces and murales. You can buy the CD of music they play there on sunday.
  • May 21, 2017
    I recommend the Bilongo ! Fantastic Drink !
  • December 26, 2016
    Lots of art. Much history. People are very friendly and love to chat
  • March 29, 2017
    Art on building facades is just spectacular.

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