Explore Havana's exclusive and upscale side with a visit to Miramar. The residential district houses a number of foreign embassies, including the landmark Russian embassy built in a striking Constructivist style by Soviet architect Aleksandr Rochegov. The district has a renowned history as home to some of Havana's richest residents prior to the revolution--as evidenced by the great number of luxury mansions and large houses still in the area. Plenty of activities abound in the neighborhood, from architectural sightseeing and dining out to tranquil ambles through botanical gardens. Make Miramar a centerpiece of your Havana vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Havana holiday planner.
5th Avenue (sic) is the main "Boulevard" running through it, lined with most major embassies. An enclave for Diplomats driving their high-end cars with the "D" license plates. more »
We went here on a three hour classic car tour. Judging by the architecture it is quite affluent area with embassies and large homes however many need restoration. We stopped at Mahatma Gandhi Park... more »
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