Callejon de Hamel

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Top 1% of attractions in Havana
9 / 10

6 expert reviews

“A colorful narrow alley in Cuba is full of street art and sculptures made of found objects. ”

– Atlas Obscura

Frommer's
"Nearly every inch of this narrow, 2-block-long alleyway is painted in bright colors, the work of painter Salvador González." Full review
Fodor's
" Afro-Cuban music groups Rumbo Morena and Eroso Obba perform here every Sunday from noon to 3 pm, enthusiastically watched by locals and tourists alike." Full review
Afar Magazine
"In spite of the heat, the young people of Callejon de Hamel give a lively performance for tips" Full review
Michelin Guide
1 Star
"One day in 1990, Salvador started to paint a friend's house and continued to paint the whole streets (with the neighbours' consent) to create this explosion of colour and extravagant forms. " Full review
Afar Magazine
"Visitors interested in Afro-Cuban music, dance, and culture inevitably find their way to Callejón de Hamel, an alley in the Centro Habana neighborhood." Full review


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