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Among the great ways to enjoy a night out in Havana is to attend a spectacular cabaret show, complete with lively Cuban music, colourful costumes, dazzling dancing and compelling storytelling. Two of the best are the intimate Cabaret Parisien in the Hotel Nacional and the larger and more famous Tropicaca, set outdoor at El Salón Bajo las Estrellas, surrounded by tropical tress. It has been a great success and remains as popular as ever as it approaches its 80th year.

Some of our favourite places to go and things to do in Havana
What to do in Havana

Typical Cuban meal

Sample some of the city's best cuisine and meet the locals in an atmsopheric private restaurant.

Rum Museum

Explore the rum making process and its unique place in Cuban culture and society at this excellent museum.

Old Havana Tour

Enjoy a comprehensive guided tour of Havana Vieja, visiting four of the city's most important squares, linked by historic str…