The Morro Castle, also known as Morro Castle, is the symbol along with the Capitol and the Giraldilla of Havana, drawn by the engineer Juan Bautista Antonelli in 1585, its strategic position on a hill was recognized almost as soon as the port of Havana began to acquire the strategic importance it had in the colony. In the 90s he worked in the rescue and preservation of the system of fortifications of the city, passing these to perform new functions. Morro castle maintains an active life since then, their classrooms function as gallery spaces and a lively cultural life continues. Turn two restaurants (The Twelve Apostles and La Divina Pastora) and bar are housed in their old batteries with extraordinary panoramas of the Havana coastline.

If you are visiting Cuba and want to walk the streets of Havana in a unique way, you should travel in cocotaxis. The cocotaxis are one of the latest inventions of transportation in Cuba, along with pedicabs, it is an unconventional and fun way to know Havana.

Since the late 90s, cocotaxis emerged in the streets of Havana as a novel way to tour the city; and after 20 years is still the favorite of many visitors transport, as when traveling in cocotaxis avoid the heat and feel the natural air cooling Havana.

When you go to ride on a cocotaxis, be sure to adjust the price before, because although not usually have a high cost, this can vary from 1 CUC to 10 CUC, depending on distance walk you through. While on the streets you can find piqueras of cocotaxis, to contact and book one of these taxis you can call telephone numbers 873 1411 and 878 2444, Panatrans Cocotaxis.

Old Havana is the oldest area of ​​the Cuban capital. As a whole has an urban layout similar to a convex lens of about 5 square kilometers of surface where there are still remains of the walls that for two centuries protected with a ring of stones and set up as a defensive military compound. The demolition of the wall began in 1863.

Due to the cosmopolitan nature of its inhabitants through history, Old Havana is a reflection of a mixture of architectural styles and testimony from different eras: Spanish and American crown, British, French. When he was in government hands US comptroller, old colonial buildings were demolished to raise other imposing with neoclassical facades. During the 90s of the twentieth century the rescue of the historic atmosphere of Old Havana, driven by the office of city historian, who had left the buildings and monuments maintenance for over forty years begins. Since then carried out a research and restoration, which is carried out by the inhabitants of Old Havana. This activity has had a considerable weight work management and planning of the Office of the Historian of the City.

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