Avenida 3ra, esq. 62, Ciudad de La Habana, Cuba
Institute dedicated to education and preservation of the saltwater creatures from the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico has marine exhibits open to the public. See corals, turtles, eels, sea horses and dolphin shows.
One of the world’s largest cemetaries, where Columbus is believed to have been buried for a while in the late 1500s, and where Korda shot the famous photo of Che Guevara.
Built in the late 1920s, the Capitolo, a replica of the one in Washington, D.C., once served as Cuba’s Senate and House of Representatives.
Built in 1589, El Morro guarded Havana’s harbor from Caribbean pirates and invading armies.
Calle Industria 520
Calle 21 y O, Vedado, Plaza, Ciudad de la Habana, Cuba
A great place to sit on the patio with a mojito and fantasize about how Frank Sinatra lived in the 1950s.
Calle Refugio 1, e Calle Monserrate y Calle Zulueta, La Habana Vieja
The former grand presidential palace of overthrown 1950s dictator Batista.
Calle 15 e. 6 y 8, Vedado
The oldest square in Havana, paved in wood cobblestones at the request of Antonio De Cespedes.
Site of Fidel Castro’s May day speech, the Jose Marti monument and a large illuminated face of Che Guevara.
Wealthy Cubans built their mansions there in the 1950s. Now they’re mostly embassies.