Top things to do while in Cuba

Cuba is known as the pearl of the Antilles and it is the largest island in the entire Caribbean Sea and it seems to be a world apart from the refined holiday spots which surround it. Cuba is popular among the most visited tourist spots in the world and when you get here, you are going to see the reason why they come here.

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Go people watching at Havana Malecon

This is one of the hotspots for the locals and this is one of the places that you can even spend your day from sunset to sunrise. The Malecon seawall runs along the Havana’s Atlantic for five miles as it faces the coast. The best time to come here is at night as this place comes alive with musicians, lovers, teenagers and street vendors who come to hang on the cliff or to drink rum and just party hard to the mashup of breaking waves and melodious beats.

SMOKE A CUBAN CIGAR

This is one of the activities that you are going to try out while you are Cuba as Cuba is popular for its cigar. You can easily buy Cuban cigars anywhere you go in Cuba and you are going to get some of the best Cuban cigars from the tobacco farms. Even if you don’t smoke, this is one of the activities that you should try out and it provides a great chance to make Instagram worthy pictures to wow your friends and families.

Hike the wilds of the Sierra Maestra

This is a great anchor of the Cuban art and it is located in the deep southern reaches of the country and its cascade dramatically to the Carribean Sea. The hill became popular because of the totemic revolutionaries that trod the ridges in the 50s like Fidel Castro. You can come here and go hiking from single to multi-day hikes to the peaks and explore the old secret headquarters of the rebels or you can just go sightseeing at the cloud forests and go bird watching at Parque Nacional Turquino. There are many trekking guides that you can hire in the nearby city of Bayamo.

Visit the streets of Old Havana

This is one of the most authentic and earthy places in the Americas and the UNESCO district is located in the heart of the capital of Cuba. You will be mesmerized with the striking architecture with the rows of peeling baroque townhouses with the Andalusian style arcades which fringe the roadways. Some of the attractions that you can visit are Plaza de la Catedral, Plaza de Armas. The highlight of the district is the fortification which is dominated by a trio of Fortaleza which towers over the urban canals with cannon holes that were used in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Go sightseeing at the Museum of the Revolution

This museum is housed in a stunning neo-classical Presidential Palace located in the heart of the Havana and it is one of the places that you must visit while in Cuba. The museum is home to collections like raw and fascinating first-hand artifacts from the political revolution in the 50s like the guns that were used by Camilo Cienfuegos and Che Guevara. You will also see the boat which brought Castro to Cuban shores from the Granma expedition in 1956. If you want to learn about history, this is the right place for you as you will get to learn more about Cuban history just by visiting here.

Enjoy cabaret at the Tropicana Club

You should make sure you experience this stunning show while in Cuba and where you are going to see this is at Tropicana Club which is situated between the streets of Marianao on the western side of Havana and the show has been going on since the 1930s. Although the price to this joint is not cheap, you will see that the experience surpasses the price as you will get to enjoy bombastic dance shows and music nights with the showgirls wearing plumes of peacock feathers and shiny sequins.