Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Havana, Cuba


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 2.3 km
Ascend 28 m
Descend 19 m

Explore Havana in Cuba with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Havana

Sight 1: El Templete

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El Templete

El Templete is a monument to the initial mass of San Cristóbal de la Habana celebrated on November 16, 1519.

Wikipedia: El Templete (EN)

12 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 2: Hernando de Soto

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Hernando de Soto

Hernando de Soto was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who was involved in expeditions in Nicaragua and the Yucatan Peninsula. He played an important role in Francisco Pizarro's conquest of the Inca Empire in Peru, but is best known for leading the first European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States. He is the first European documented as having crossed the Mississippi River.

Wikipedia: Hernando de Soto (EN)

377 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: Parque Guayasamín

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Parque Guayasamín Oswaldo Guayasamín / Fair use

Oswaldo Guayasamín was an Ecuadorian painter and sculptor of Kichwa and Mestizo heritage.

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227 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Basilica Menor de San Francisco de Asís

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The Basílica Menor of San Francisco de Asís is a Catholic minor basilica and Franciscan convent in the district of Old Havana, Cuba. Its construction began in 1548 and lasted until 1591, although it was inaugurated in 1575, it was badly damaged by storms in 1680 and 1692, and by a hurricane that broke down its tower in 1694. Started in its current form in 1716, it was completely completed almost 200 years later, with a series of structural reforms from 1731 to 1738.

Wikipedia: Basilica Menor de San Francisco de Asis (EN)

397 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Our Lady of Kazan Orthodox Cathedral

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The Our Lady of Kazan Orthodox Cathedral, is a Russian Orthodox cathedral located in historic old town of Havana, Cuba, under the jurisdiction of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Wikipedia: Our Lady of Kazan Orthodox Cathedral (EN)

1325 meters / 16 minutes

Sight 6: Fuente de La India

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Fuente de La India

Fuente de la India is a fountain by Giuseppe Gaggini in Havana, Cuba, at the south extreme of Paseo del Prado, about 100 m south of El Capitolio, between Monte and Dragones Streets. The figure represents the Indian woman "Habana" in whose honor Havana was named.

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