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Address: Centro Habana, Havana, Cuba
Phone Number: 005352823586
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Buy a few beers or a bottle of Rum and catch the sunset while walking the Malecon.

Buy a few beers or a bottle of Rum and catch the sunset while walking the Malecon. You'll see every slice of Cuban life across the 45 min walk.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
PeterLAX-BSAS
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Buy a few beers or a bottle of Rum and catch the sunset while walking the Malecon. You'll see every slice of Cuban life across the 45 min walk.

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Perthshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely place to walk along day or night. At night people play music at various bits along the Malecon, and there are plenty of places to eat. Watch when the tide comes in as the breakwater can come over the seawall and soak you!!!

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I loved walking along the Malecon and watching Havana's people - from weather-beaten fishermen to young lovers. It provides an interesting insight into Havana. The Malecon provides a spectacular backdrop for photographers.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The malecon is the sea side of la Havana. It is a good place for a walk during day time or evening. You will enjoy the view of the sea, the waves sometimes crash on the rocks and finish on the malecon. So you could even get a free shower if you want !

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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A lot of activity can be seen here, ie many old cars parading along, fisherman, an old fort, the US Embassy, many large opulent buildings needing restoration, and a very long water front.

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Queretaro, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is great to watch the sunset and have some drinks with friends. You can drink in the street and also in the malecon. The views are beautiful and there is a lot of people with music, having fun with friends, great to rest a bit from all the day's walking

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good Place to Walk and sit for a minute. Nothing much to do. Must see attraction but dont go with too much expectation. The rocks below the "bench" are kind of dirt (People throw stuff there and the ocean keeps bringing them back). Good place to listen the sound of the ocean hitting the rocks. Some cool photos when the... More 

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Salamanca, España
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just walk along the Malecón... and enjoy the views of the waterfront, the views of the different houses (new ones, old ones...) and Cubans doing their normal life or going after tourists... Please be aware that from Hotel Nacional to Old Havana is around 40-50 minutes and if it's summer, it may be very hot.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Expected so much more. Crowded, dirty, tacky. Without the music and festivity that i'd anticipated. I thought I'd be dancing salsa with sexy strangers until the sun came up. It's basically 16 year olds hanging out with nowhere else to go. Not bad in and of itself, but certainly not a major destination for a cultural tourist

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

During our 7 days in Havana, we walked several times along the Malecon for a total of 5-6 miles. The sweeping views of this long stretch of sea wall, with Old Havana and El Morro in the background, offers a serene backdrop to the others who briskly walk, or stroll, while fishermen stand atop the wall, or fish from the... More 

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