The capital of Cuba’s beauty stems from an eclectic mix of architecture sprawling throughout Old Havana – interspersing baroque and neoclassical style monuments amongst a homogeneous wave of private houses with arcades, balconies, wrought-iron gates and internal courtyards. Having survived two independence wars, a revolution and a US trade embargo the city’s exterior bear the scars of neglect however the spirit of Havana has not been dampened. Founded by the Spanish in 1519, Havana’s colourful history has been accentuated by a passion for the arts with creativity spilling from every corner across salsa bars and art studios alike. For those who are looking for an experience like no other, expose yourself to the pulsating drive of contemporary art at Fábrica de Arte Cubano.

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