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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  • Unfortunately when I've been in the taxi he poured and then there I could walk around. However it is beautiful. wonderful view. wonderful walk
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  • I was hosted at the side of the pier and I had the opportunity of jogging early in the morning and enjoy the freshness of the sea, is a long Avenue where once lived the wealthy Americans and after the revolution, were built hotels or companies and or places of sales, at the end of the malecon Avenue is cruise port.
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  • Excellent to make contact and meet the people of Havana. In General, are friendly and kind and love to show the Cuban music.
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