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Free Tour of Old Havana (Old City)

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Dayamí
Quality Verified Registered on September 30, 2019

Hello! I am Dayamí. Talking about myself is difficult... :) I'm talkative, friendly, outgoing and I enjoy helping and meeting people. My friends describe me as a warm, helpful and kind person :)

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Do you want to learn about the history and culture of Havana, but in a fun way, like when you visit a friend's city and she shows you her city? Well, this is exactly what I propose! On this tour you will visit the most beautiful and mysterious places in the city, such as the place where the remains of Christopher Columbus were preserved for 100 years. Through a very pleasant and pleasant walk, you will discover THE 4 most beautiful and ancient squares of Old Havana and the history behind them, as well as the places where counts, dukes and marquises lived and recreated in the years when Cuba was a colony of Spain and was attacked by corsairs and pirates. You will admire the beauty of the first colonial style houses that existed in Havana and which are preserved with the same appearance after more than 300 years. You will visit unique and emblematic places, such as the place where a mass was celebrated for the first time, or the first fortress built to defend Havana. You'll also discover more modern sights, including the Camera Obscura, which has a periscope system that uses a Leonardo da Vinci design to show real-time images from hundreds of meters away. Some of the places to visit are: - Plaza de Armas - Castle of La Real Fuerza - Palace of the Captains General - Plaza San Francisco - Convent of San Francisco de Asís - Plaza Vieja - The house of beer - The planetarium de la Habana - The Cathedral Square - The Cathedral Church of Havana. - La Bodeguita del Medio I offer you a very interesting and fun experience, with a very nice friend and guide, and better yet, you will pay what you want. I am waiting for you :)!

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    111 Obrapía, La Habana, Cuba
    111 Obrapía, La Habana, Cuba
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    En el parque Simón Bolívar, en la calle Mercaderes, justo en la esquina de Obra Pía, frente a la casa del perfume. Soy alto, negro, corpulento y llevaré mochila negra!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Plaza de Armas
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Plaza de San Francisco de Asís
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Plaza Vieja
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Plaza de la Catedral
  • 5
    Outside visit
    San Ignacio

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

460 ratings
4.9
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Professionalism
4.96
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4.85
Expression
4.93
Quality
4.92
Route
4.86
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Michelle 08 Jun 2024
Santiago

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Yoan Joao fue un guía excelente! He hecho muchos free walking viajando y este ha sido uno de los mejores. Un guía muy cordial y amable, un tour de tres horas, recorriendo los lugares más importantes y con mucha información, además de datos útiles. La pasamos muy bien con él y lo recomiendo mucho, especialmente para tu primer día en La Habana. Gracias Yoan!
Christian 06 Jun 2024
Turin

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Great experience, we learnt so many things. We definitely recommend the trip with him!!
Valentina 03 Jun 2024
Córdoba

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Súper completo. Recomendable
Vir Perea 16 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
El tour con Yoan ha sido magnifico. Nos lo explicó todo a la perfección, y sabe muchisima historia. Además ibamos solos y fue como un tour privado, incluso estuvo con nosotros más tiempo, ibamos sin prisa viendolo todo perfectamente. También nos ayudó a conseguir un tour en coche clasico y un colectivo para Varadero, además de muchos tips y recomendaciones. Ha sido un placer!
Oscar 10 May 2024
Barcelona

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Hemos pasado un día espectacular con Yoan. Te enseña y explica la historia de La Habana estupendamente, te da tips de como manejarte por la ciudad, donde comer, cosas a tener en cuenta… es muy buen comunicador, atento y resuelve todas tus dudas. Recomendamos 100% este tour!! Gracias eres increíble.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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