Old Havana – The Oldest City Founded By Europeans

Old Havana surrounds the heart of original Havana city and the positions of walls of original Havana city are contemporary precincts of Old Havana. It is basically a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage Site and the name refers to one of the Havana City’s municipalities, Cuba with final’s limits enlarging to west and south outside original city. Old Havana was originally established in the year 1519 by Spanish in natural harbour of Bay of Havana and it became one of the strongest points for treasure laden Spanish Galleons on crossing between Old World and New World. It became one of the major shipbuilding centers in the seventeenth century and was developed in neoclassic and baroque style. Continue reading “Old Havana – The Oldest City Founded By Europeans” »