Administrative Area Level 2
Is one of the most characteristic postcards of the city. In the center of the square is the Jose Martí Memorial and around it are official buildings, whose facades are carved in steel the faces of Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos.
The Plaza de la Revolución (Revolution Square), formerly the Plaza Civica prior to the Revolution, is worth a brief stop due to its historical significance. During a 1998 visit to Cuba, Pope John Paul II celebrated mass in this famous square, and more than a million people have gathered here for…
Go to the top of the tower for the BEST view of all of the City. Rent a 50's taxi for a tour or the double decker bus!
the huge Revolucion Square has capacity for over 500k people and gets packed up on May 1st march
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Point of Interest
“This is a real arts factory. At FAC you can enjoy concerts, performances, photo exhibitions, wacht a movie, you name it. Plus the many bars that offer Cuban and international cocktails. That atmosphere where arts and entertainment are so intertwinned, is really unique.”
“Located in the former Presidential Palace, with the boat Granma on display in front of the museum. The former ''Presidential Palace' was designed by the Cuban architect Rodolfo Maruri and the Belgian architect Paul Belau who also designed the Centro Gallego, presently the Gran Teatro de La Habana. The "Presidential Palace" was inaugurated in 1920 by President Mario García Menocal. It remained the Presidential Palace until the Cuban Revolution of 1959. The building has Neo-Classical elements, and was decorated by Tiffany Studios of New York City.”
“It has two famous nightclubs: Café Cantante Mi Habana is located below the National Theater of Cuba (side entrance). It offers good live salsa and dancing. It is a very popular place, despite being in a basement with low ceilings. The other one is Delirio Habanero Piano Bar, a luxurious room installed on the top floor of the National Theater of Cuba, in the impressive Plaza de la Revolucion. It is a Cultural Center with live performances by individual singers, musical groups and varied shows.”
“One of Cuba’s oldest and most popular paladares frequented often by celebrities and diplomats. Early reservations recommended. Concordia. No. 418 | Gervasio y Escobar, Havana (7-866-9047) ”