Category Archives: Destination – Caribbean

Havana – a step back in time

Since 1519, Havana has grown into a sprawling city of over two million inhabitants but Old Havana, marked by its former city walls, still holds the magic of years gone by. With its original city design still intact, five plazas stand strong with their own unique architectural identity, including Plaza de Armas, Plaza Vieja, Plaza de San Francisco, Plaza del Cristo, and Plaza de la Catedral. You’ll also find a host of historic buildings and monuments among the baroque and neoclassical architecture from cathedrals to private houses and more. The city’s fertilizations, which protected the port and dockyard is also a sight to see with parapets, fortresses and sweeping views. Courtesty of Sunwing