Explore Plaza Civica, Papa Juan Pablo Ii, and more!

La plaza está rodeada de edificios grises y funcionales, levantados a finales de los años 50. También es uno de los lugares donde se celebran las reuniones políticas a gran escala y las marchas multitudinarias como el primero de mayo. En 1998, más de 1 millón de personas (el 10% de la población cubana) se reunieron en la Plaza de la Revolución para escuchar el discurso del Papa Juan Pablo II.

La plaza está rodeada de edificios grises y funcionales, levantados a finales de los años 50. También es uno de los lugares donde se celebran las reuniones políticas a gran escala y las marchas multitudinarias como el primero de mayo. En 1998, más de 1 millón de personas (el 10% de la población cubana) se reunieron en la Plaza de la Revolución para escuchar el discurso del Papa Juan Pablo II.

El Mural del Che Guevara, en la Plaza de la Revolución

El Mural del Che Guevara, en la Plaza de la Revolución

First stop on day 1 in Havana : Plaza de la Revolucion ... The sculpture? Camilo Cienfuegos #LATinCuba

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First stop on day 1 in Havana : Plaza de la Revolucion ... The sculpture? Camilo Cienfuegos #LATinCuba

La Esperanza paladar  Havana, Cuba

FAVOURITE Restaurant decor art deco and beautiful patio with plants and ferns - La Esperanza paladar Havana, Cuba

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Hotel Nacional de Cuba - That hotel was the place where the gangsters, artists, writers and Hollywood stars were living while in Cuba. Among its guests were Frank Sinatra, Johny Weissmuller, Buster Keaton, Tyrone Power, Errol Flyn, Marlon Brando and the famous Ernest Hemingway. The guestlist includes Winston Churchill, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, scientist Alexander Flemming, innumerable Heads of State and European monarchs and well known gangsters Meyer Lansky, Lucky Luciano.

Hotel Nacional de Cuba - That hotel was the place where the gangsters, artists, writers and Hollywood stars were living while in Cuba.

Stained glass window from La Bodeguita del Medio, an old Hemingway hangout

Stained glass window from La Bodeguita del Medio, an old Hemingway hangout

Detenido ladrón de obras de arte - Conexión Cubana

Detenido ladrón de obras de arte - Conexión Cubana

Che Guevara in Havana, Cuba (2010)

Che Guevara in Havana, Cuba

Che Guevara. Plaza de Revolucion. Havana, Cuba

Che Guevara. Plaza de Revolucion. Havana, Cuba

Stained glass framing view - Los Jazmines Hotel - Pinar - Cuba

Viñales: Cuba unadorned - and a tobacco farmer’s passion for life

Plaza de La Revolución José Martí

Plaza de La Revolución José Martí

The Plaza de la Revolucion and its huge Memorial Jose Marti is a great thing to do in Havana.  The Memorial Jose Marti includes a 109 metre tall, star shaped tower and a huge 17m marble Jose Marti statue.  It has come to symbolize the Cuban Revolution. On important occasions, Fidel Castro and others have addressed up to 1.2 million people here. The whole place is very impressive and I did get a sense of what an important place it is. Around the memorial are some important buildings…

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