Cubans embrace tourism for 500th anniversary of Havana

Americas Now

Cuba’s capital celebrates its 500th anniversary in 2019.

Ancient mansions and public squares, cobblestone streets and the famous esplanade – the Malecon – all make Havana an enchanting destination.

The city’s architecture and monuments also drew it UNESCO World Heritage Site status in 1982.

Check out these images of Havana which is often known for evoking nostalgia.