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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J'ai été déçue... J'avais tellement entendu parler du Malecon...le problème pour moi c'est qu'il y a pratiquement un autoroute devant... alors, autos, bruit, traffic... pour moi moins charmant... more »I was disappointed... I had heard so much about the Malecon... the problem for me is that there is practically a highway in front ... then, cars, noise, traffic... for me less charming ...
Il Malecon luogo di passeggio per raggiungere il quartiere Vedado da l'Avana centro dove svetta il Cwoitolio. Il muretto separa gli scogli (e le onde che si infrangono) dalla passeggiata dove c'è il s... more »The Malecon walking place to reach the Vedado district from the center of Havana where the Cwoitolio stands. The wall separates the rocks (and the crashing waves) from the promenade where there is sun all day, being arranged on the east-west axis.
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