Havana! The name of this city sounds really familiar for almost everybody, or not? The name of the main capital of Cuba is, for example just very known because of Havana Club, a famous Cuban rum. The city is alsno known as Habana, how you pronounce it as well.
This main capital of Cuba takes a huge place in our Cuba bicycle tours. Which is not weird because Cuba is a multi-faced city for sure. Actually Havana consists out of three cities. Old Havana (Havana Vieja), Vedado and Centro Havana. The capital is in 2015 elected as one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. Thereby, Old Habana is a UNESCO World Heritage site. In short, it is a really special city. It is such a city that you have to put on your travel bucketlist.
Old Habana is, as the name reveals, the oldest part of the city. It is really authentic and unique. Here you will find colonial buildings in abundance. Habana Vieja is just perfect to explore while hiking or, best of all, with a coco taxi. The most famous building in this part of Habana is for sure Catedral de San Cristóbal de la Habana.
The second ´city´ in Havana is Vedado. Vedado is the newest part of the three parts, developed in the 20th centurity. The difference between Old Havana and Vedado is really big, which is actually very cool to see. In Vedado you will find modern buildings. The world famous Plaza de Revolución is located here.
Centro Habana is just the centrum. In this part you can find hotels, bars and clubs. In short, this is were a lot of tourists will stay during their trip. Of course, a lot of Cubans live her. Cinatown is also located in Centro Habana and is as always a visit worthy.