Buildings of Havana, Cuba

The Neo-Mudéjar Ursulinas Palace (Palacio de las Ursulinas) building in Old Havana

The Neo-Mudéjar Ursulinas Palace (Palacio de las Ursulinas) building in Old Havana (Habana Vieja)

To my untrained eye, Havana’s buildings were special. To architect Rocío’s, they were inspiring. Interesting buildings or aspects of buildings appeared around almost every corner and this blog post documents a tiny proportion of them.

The neoclassical and Art Nouveau Capitolio Building in Centro

The neoclassical and Art Nouveau Capitolio Building in Centro

The Art Deco Bacardi Building in Old Havana (Habana Vieja)

The Art Deco Bacardi Building in Old Havana was a favourite of Rocío’s

The Bacardi Building's upper section features the famous bat symbol at its pinnacle

Bacardi’s famous bat symbol features above the Bacardi Building’s cupola

Part of the neoclassical Hospital Clínico Quirúrgico Freyre de Andrade building in Centro

Part of the neoclassical Hospital Clínico Quirúrgico Freyre de Andrade building in Centro

The Constructivist Russian Embassy in Miramar

The Constructivist Russian Embassy in Miramar

Ruins of the Campoamor Theatre in Old Havana

Ruins of the Campoamor Theatre in Old Havana

The Neo-Baroque Great Theatre in Centro

The Neo-Baroque Great Theatre (Gran Teatro de La Habana Alicia Alonso) in Centro

A building in Chinatown (Barrio Chino)

A building in Chinatown (Barrio Chino)

The José Martí Memorial in Vedado

The José Martí Memorial on Plaza de la Revolución in Vedado

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