HAVANA: HISTORY AND HERITAGE TOLD BY A PROFESSOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAVANA
For the great lovers and professionals of history and culture, for the minds hungry for knowledge beyond the merely anecdotal or touristic, we propose this tour that will take you to know more deeply the historical, cultural and patrimonial evolution of Havana, a city that will fulfill 500 years from its foundation very soon. Tour the main historical-cultural sites of the city guided by a certified specialist and professor at the famed University of Havana.
It is not just about cold dates and explanations, it is about knowing the reasons and values of each square, each building, each neighborhood that make it up. We propose you to discover places full of curiosities, events and stories ignored by the visitor that simply carries a synthetic travel guide, and we offer you the possibility of appreciating, through our technical means, real images of the places in the times of its Foundation.
Learn about the original place where the city was established, why the Havana Cathedral has its two unequal towers and who ordered its construction, come and see the statue of the “Giraldilla” or the “Caballero de Paris” and learn the real story that hides the hard bronze Walk with us the oldest neighborhood in the city and visit the first church built.
Together with us you will be able to enter, in an academic and professional sense, into the historical, cultural and patrimonial interiors of one of the 7 cities wonders of the world.
We guarantee a privileged and original experience.
Carlos III Avenue • Fraternity Park • Capitol • Central Park • Prado Boulevard • Cathedral • “Bodeguita del Medio” • House “Don Luis Chacon” • Palace Lombillo • House “Marqués de Arcos” • “Plaza de Armas” • Palace “Capitanes Generales” • “Templete” • Castle “De la Real Fuerza” • Square “San Francisco de Asis” • “Plaza Vieja” • Church “Cristo del buen Camino” • Street Cuba (Street of the churches) • House of Jose Marti • Old City Wall • Panoramic view of the Port and Regla village • “Malecon” • Fortifications of Havana: “San Carlos de la Cabaña”, “San Salvador de la Punta”, Castle ” Los tres Reyes del Morro” • Revolution Museum • “Quinta de los Molinos … and more.
Minimum: 2 pax (extra fees for individuals)
- Time: 3:00pm (be on time please)
- Frequency: all days but Mondays
- Meeting point: Carlos III #1115 between Luaces and Montoro.
- Length: 18km.
- Duration: 4:30h
- Price: 30cuc/pax
- English and Spanish speaking guide
- High quality and comfortable bikes
- Mineral water bottle 500mL
- Safe storage for your luggage
- Technical support on the go
- Bring protective sun cream
- Bring sun glasses
- Bring camera. You’ll take fantastic pictures
- Wear comfortable and transpirable clothing
- Wear a hat or cap