Published On: Wed, May 11th, 2016

4 Amazing places in Havana



Havana, the land of contrasts and cultures, departs visitors stunned with its liveliness and idealism. It is Caribbean’s major and much romantic metropolis with a contagious vivacity. Move back in the phase to the bygone epoch of vintage cars and cobbled streets, salsa music torrent out from colonial homes and aged men in hats performing dominoes above a glass of rum.

Here are Havana charismas with its loquaciousness.

Christ of Havana

The Christ of Havana, which is a long sculpture of Jesus, constructed of White Carrara marble by the Cuban sculptor Jilma Madera. The statue is almost 20 meters elevated and overlooks the bank in Havana. Go to appreciate the wonderful sculpture whereas take pleasure in the pleasant scenery at the similar time.

Morro Castle        

Morro Castle is a superb fortress that was built to protect the access to Havana bay. Envoy of old-world courage and daring, it stands high amid forlorn setting. Inside the enormous gates of the fortress is an enduring display on the lighthouses of Cuba.

Castillo de la Real Fuerza

On the western side of the harbor in Havana positions the UNESCO World Heritage location of the alarming Castillo de la Real Fuerza. The much old stone fort in the Americas, it was mainly constructed to guard Havana against assault by bandits but did not resolve the aim as it is positioned far from the bay. A tactical failure but an architectural surprise, this fort is bound to depart you enthralled with its strong finesse.

Havana Cathedral

The Havana Cathedral (as well recognized as the Cathedral of the Virgin Mary of the Immaculate Conception) is included the much well-known churches in Cuba. This cathedral is astonishingly very small in construction but characterizes inspiring and striking Baroque-style architecture. It attributes an uneven symmetry with one of the two towers being evidently taller, but in its diverse flaws lays its bucolic excellence!


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.