The square shows how much influence Spanish architecture has on the place. Disliked: Pepe Jeans, Beneton, Paul&Shark - they just don`t fit in this picture.
At one of the corners of the Old Square you will find El Escorial, one of the best places in Havana to enjoy a good coffee. Hot or cold.. they offer a variety that you can accompany by a selection of pastries. I prefer to enjoy my coffee on outside tables although during afternoon it can be very hot, anyway... More
There are many more interesting areas of Havana. Avoid the so-called "Austrian real ale bar" - service is dire, staff unfriendly, most food always seems to be off. Coffee shop opposite is OK - good coffee. Otherwise, find somewhere else to eat and drink up or off Calle Obispo
Love the stunning architectural gems which crowd this area.Walk around, stop for street food and just sit and watch this fantasy city go by like a forgotten dream.You can hire a vintage car taxi around here.Make sure you bargain.
Nice to look at but we did not particularly enjoy it, except for the crazy statue of a naked woman in high heels riding a rooster with an oversized fork on her shoulder, and the coconut chocolate icecream - delicious!
This is a lovely old square dating from,1559. There are lots of interesting buildings dating across the centuries. Many have columned walkways where you can shelter from the sun. The Casa del Conde de Jarucho hosts art exhibitions and was a good place to view. There is some restoration on going in the square but not to detract from the... More
The most sympathetically restored of Havana's main squares this is an excellent sun trap and spot for people watching. The architecture is beautiful and there is an excellent coffee shop, a small brewery and the Camera Obscura, definitely a spot to sit and soak up old Havana!
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