Malecón of Havana, Havana

3.9
Historic Walking Area · Landmark
Take a long walk along Malecón of Havana 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 Malecón of Havana and other attractions to your Havana vacation plans.
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  • I used to go to the Malecon on a daily basis as my hotel called Panorama was about ten minutes from there. The Malecon consists of a gathering area of Cubans enjoying their nightlife at little cost...  more »
  • Beautiful, clean, friendly people, long romantic walk during the night . During the is very hot and humid. Every night we went for our walk , there was this gentleman with his guitar and he will...  more »
  • A massive esplanade on the waterfront of old Havana. Locals sit in the walls with their loved ones and people of all ages meet for amchat. People fish off it to get a feed. There are buskers. It is...  more »

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