Havana Tourism

Visit Havana - Best of Havana

Havana City is not only the capital city of Cuba, but a great vacation hotspot in the Caribbean, with crowds of tourists enjoying its goodness at any time of the year. Havana is the city of lovely buildings, pristine beaches, cigars and rum which makes it the perfect travel destination without a doubt.

The monuments are old and rustic, the cityscape is dynamic and modern, the markets are vibrant and wonderful and the museums are informative and lovely. In many ways Havana is hence a city with a lot of character. A wholesome tourist destination, Havana is sure to be on everyones travel list. And why not? The City of Columns has so much to offer.

Havana Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Havana tips for your visit

  • Do try out the local cuisine. It is simply wonderful.
  • Dress in loose cotton clothes. The weather is warm so black plenty of beach wear.
  • Always shake hands with a person while meeting them and look directly in people's eyes. You may be considered rude otherwise.
  • Moneywise be aware that the country has very strict tourism laws so withdrawing money will be tricky so take enough money and travelers checks.
  • Dont carry a lot of cash around with you while sightseeing. There have been cases of stealing especially in the markets and crowded tourist areas.
  • Dont take anything more than essentials to the beach since there aren't places to keep your stuff in and it might get stolen or misplaced.
  • Dont drink the water if you have a sensitive stomach. Stick to bottled water.

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Facts and Stats for Havana*

  • Pollution Statistics in Havana

    Know the pollution level of Havana before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 65.63 (High)
    • Water Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 81.25 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 46.88 (Moderate)
  • Havana: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Havana for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Havana.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.18 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.78 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 22.06 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 69.12 (High)
    • Car Stealing 30.88 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.06 (Low)
    • Attacks 19.44 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 79.69 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65.28 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Havana - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Havana is 55.59 (Low)

    • Safety Index 65.62 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.98 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 70.47 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 50.98 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 49.21 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 52.91 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 2.31 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Havana

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Havana

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.37 USD
    • International Movie per seat 0.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.07 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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