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history walk

Old Havana explained from the top

history walk

Old Havana explained from the top

11 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets
Hosted in
English, Spanish
history walk

Old Havana explained from the top

history walk

Old Havana explained from the top

11 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

In this experience we will visit four key buildings of Old Havana and get to their roofs for another view of Old Havana. From their tops we will explain how the city was made from the historic and architectural point of view while delighting form unique panoramas. We will make a round walk over four key places in Old Havana. At Plaza de Armas, we will explain the foundation of the City of Havana. From Ambos Mundos rooftop, a place commonly visited by Ernst Hemingway, we´ll explain where Havana started while enjoying another perspective of the Colonial Havana. At San Francisco de Asis Plaza coexists history and modernity. From the tower of this ancient convent we will realize of this mix. Finally, from Plaza Vieja´s Dark Camera we will appreciate the boiling life of Old Havana these days. It will be the perfect place to end our experience and take account of what we have seen.

Your host

Benito & Benito

Benito & Benito

I am a history professor at Havana University. I specialize in the history of Spain and its influence on Cuba. I look forward to sharing the history of my beautiful city with you while discussing the country's social and political issues.

What's included

Drinks
A water bottle—16 ounces
Tickets
Entrance ticket I´ll pay for entrance tickets to Cathedral, Ambos Mundos and Dark Camera

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Where you'll be

We will start at Plaza de Armas, in front of El Templete, where the city was founded. From there we will head to Ambos Mundos rooftop. After, we will go to San Francisco de Asis Plaza to get to its tower. Finally, from Plaza Vieja´s Dark Camera we will appreciate the boiling life of Old Havana these days.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Bring a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
Benito & Benito
Old Havana explained from the top
11 reviews
From £28/person
11 reviews
From £28/person