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Address: | Between Calles Espada and Aramburu, Havana, Cuba

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Urban Connection Afro Cuban Religion Tour

The tour was great. I believe we saw the entire neighborhood. The information provided was a good high level summary of Santeria which we had read about prior to the trip. I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour was great. I believe we saw the entire neighborhood. The information provided was a good high level summary of Santeria which we had read about prior to the trip. I understand the trip is limited to this neighborhood but I feel like there was a lot of information that didn't pertain to this specific neighborhood that would have... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This alley is very unique. There are many intriguing items, an art gallery, bar and restaurant. Beware for overly friendly people. They WILL ask for many after they're finished helping you. I still recommend going, just take heed for those asking for money.

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Thank Christina L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through el Callejon de Hamel is a very interesting, colorful walk. Full of murals, sculptures and little kiosks to drink a mojito or two.

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Owen Sound, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived as things were wrapping up on a Sunday. Our taxi driver cautioned "be careful, be very careful" as we got out. The street/alley was still crowded. We were jostled and welcomed, simultaneously, by overfriendly people. One by one, each tried to get us to buy a CD..."you have come to visit our street , to hear our music,... More 

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Thank Jan094_12
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course we went on Sunday at the height of the dancing. Incredible art and people but jammed packed. Be ready for the crush of bodies walking through the middle of the action. I would still go just for the experience. We took a "taxi" and then walked back to Park Central which was also an amazing experience--you get to... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bartender at this neat looking bar RIPPED us off. I know this happens quite often in Cuba. But SHE thought we had left the bar and I overheard her talking to a co-worker she thought it was real funny. Avoid this place. Maybe they will hire better staff. If you feel that you must go into this bar, ask... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was once a very beautiful Project, but take care, today they try to rip you off. Come a day when there are not too many people. Avoid Sundays or if you og keep Your beongings safe. I felt they are pushing you to spend money from the moment you are a block away. Just too much but a lot... More 

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Prairieville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm so glad we made this stop. This was breathtaking. We even had a local explain some of the art to us and tell us more about certain things. There are a couple quirky bars to stop and have a drink. Glad we visited.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The street is very arty and vibrant. Lots to see and a fun, chilled atmosphere. There's a cool little bar half way along and also a few tiny galleries. There is also a school down one end where the children often sing outside. The street art and sculptures are really different. Worth a stroll but won't take you long to... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this street on a weekday afternoon and there were very few tourists. The art work was worth seeing. We returned on Sunday afternoon to hear the rumba music and the street was packed. I would rate the activity as a B-.

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