El Malecon, Havana

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Take a long walk along El Malecon to appreciate the cultural quirks of everyday life in Cuba's capital city. Spanning 8 km (5 mi) and connecting the city center with the harbor, the esplanade supports countless cafes, bars, and restaurants, which brim with energy day and night. Observe citizens going about their daily business, from fishermen and street vendors to businesspeople. As you walk, keep an eye out for surging waves, which can sometimes break across the shorefront barriers and leave people soaked. Use our Havana planner to add El Malecon and other attractions to your Havana vacation plans.
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  • Can't say I was in Havana unless you've switched from the Malecon. Long seven kilometers I did ride early in the morning when it's not too hot, you pass alongside the fishermen or musicians who are there to try their tool. Are passed back drive back from a tour in the island and drive along the Malecon with waves arriving at the edge of the roadway and see across the town is a thrill.
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  • Enjoy the boardwalk in an American Convertible car. The driver will explain the area. They are friendly and you feel safe. Large hotels and sea stories of the mafia...
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  • Beautiful ride, mainly at the height of old Havana. We love the area between the cruise terminal and the National Hotel. Sunset in August is wonderful. Do they recommended us circular with caution, especially for the festivities of Carnival, rare in August do not? but there was no problems.
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  • The place to be.
  • A meeting place for the residents of Havana, a great point of shooting, especially at sunset.
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