El Chorro
in La Habana, Cuba

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
23.067 and -82.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 23° 4' 0" and W -82° 19' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - CUP
Spoken languages:
Spanish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:13 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: America/Havana
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:06 am and 7:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
References
This place on Geonames.org

Touring El Chorro

El Chorro in La Habana is a town located in Cuba a little south-east of Havana, the country's capital place.

Time in El Chorro is now 12:13 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named America / Havana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby El Chorro, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Cuba is José Martí International Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Cuba is Viñales Valley in a distance of 31 mi (or 50 km), South. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Havana, Bejucal, San Jose de las Lajas, Bauta and Quivican. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 32°C / 90 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 63%
Air Pressure 1016.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 63% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Sunday, 18th of August 2019

30°C (87 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 19th of August 2019

33°C (91 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 20th of August 2019

30°C (86 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Luxury Hostel Santa Clara 53

Address
5,1 mi
Calle Santa Clara, Nro 53, apto 3 entre Inquisidor y Oficios
La Habana
Cuba

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 08:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


HOTEL PARQUE CENTRAL

Address
5,6 mi
NEPTUNO E PRADO Y ZULUETA HABANA VIEJO
10100 Havanna
Cuba

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Loft Habana

Address
5,1 mi
Oficios 402 e/ Luz y Acosta
10400 Habana
Cuba

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 7:00 - 22:00
Weekend: closed


HOTEL RAQUEL

Address
5,3 mi
CALLE AMARGURANO 103 OLD HAVANA
11400 Habana
Cuba

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


HOTEL TELEGRAFO

Address
5,6 mi
PRADO ESQ NEPTUNO ST. OLD HAVANA
Kuba
Cuba

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Luxury Colonial House

Address
5,7 mi
Calle Compostela 120 E/ empedrado y Tejadillo
10100 Habana
Cuba

Time Information

Checkout: 16:00 - Checkin: 07:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 22:00


Hotel Mercure Sevilla Havane

Address
5,7 mi
Trocadero 55 e Prado y Zulueta Habana Vieja Cuba
260 HABANA
Cuba

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Casa Brisa Del Mar

Address
4,5 mi
Calle N #56, Apto 14, e/n 13 y 15,
10100 Habana
Cuba

Time Information

Checkout: 23:00 - Checkin: 07:00
Reception
Weekday: 9:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 9:00 - 22:00


Nora and Friends Rooms

Address
5,9 mi
CALLE CRESPO No. 111 ENTRE/ TROCADERO Y COLON
10100 La Habana
Cuba

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 22:00
Weekend: 8:00 - 20:00


Casa Anaoska

Address
5,9 mi
CALLE CONCORDIA 410 BAJOS, e/ GERVASIO Y ESCOBAR
La Habana
Cuba

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 07:00
Reception
Weekday: 8:00 - 22:00
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Cuba Havana (The Museum of the Revolution) Part 3

Published: April 09, 2013
Length: 20:18 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Nurettin Yilmaz

The Museum of the Revolution: The Museum of the Revolution (Spanish: Museo de la Revolución) is a museum located in the Old Havana section of Havana, Cuba. The museum is housed in what was.


Cuba Hemingway Highlights

Published: March 08, 2015
Length: 47:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: samsays

It seems like no matter where I go, Ernest Hemingway already drank his way through the place. Absinthe in Paris with the Lost Generation, gin gimlets on the African plain, Negronis on the...


The visit to Habanos factories La Corona and H.Upmann at the Habanos Cigar Festival 26 Feb 2015

Published: March 18, 2015
Length: 53:02 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ali Al-Lami

Aficionados, journalists, experts and business people linked to the realm of tobacco agreed to say this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Most of them never believed there could be such a...


Cañonazo de las 9:00 PM en La Habana Cuba

Published: September 24, 2014
Length: 44:49 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: radiocfg

El cañonazo de las nueve es una ceremonia que data del siglo XVIII y consiste en un disparo de cañón, realizado infaliblemente a las 21:00 hora local desde la Fortaleza San Carlos de la...


El Cristo de La Habana

Published: September 19, 2014
Length: 28:59 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: radiocfg

Un Cristo con rasgos mestizos contempla la capital cubana, Posee 20 metros de altura. La obra, bendecida por el Papa, la conforman 67 piezas.


chicas bailando en casa de la musica con la Charanga forever

Published: September 28, 2008
Length: 16:41 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gabriel Avigdor

chicas bailando en casa de la musica, durante el concierto de "Charanga forever" que se a divisado de la Charanga Habanera"


Edificio FOCSA - La Habana Cuba

Published: September 27, 2014
Length: 34:32 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: radiocfg

Historia del emblemático edicifio Focsa en La Habana, Cuba.


Cuidad En Movimiento - City in Motion, Ballet Folklorico de Camaguay

Published: September 21, 2014
Length: 33:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Caroline Y

Havana Vieja - Cuidad en Movimiento, "City in Motion" is a long-running international dance festival that takes place each spring in Havana. The festival cel...


Artesanias cubanas, en La Habana Vieja.

Published: December 28, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jeremias Perrone

Cubanos compartiendo con Argentinos.


Hotel H 10 Panorama **** Havana (Miramar) Cuba

Published: August 24, 2014
Length: 24:03 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Xandra Dekker

Hotel H 10 Panorama**** is located in the Miramar neighborhood. Miramar is a residential district (zona residencial) in the city of Havana. Many embassis are located in Miramar - in particular...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Granma (yacht)

Granma is the yacht that was used to transport 82 fighters of the Cuban Revolution from Mexico to Cuba in 1956 for the purpose of overthrowing the regime of Fulgencio Batista. The 60-foot (18 m) diesel-powered cabin cruiser was built in 1943 and designed to accommodate 12 people. "Granma", in English, is an affectionate term for a grandmother; the yacht is said to have been named for the original owner's grandmother.

Located at 23.1408, -82.3569 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Motor yachts, Cuban Revolution, Museum ships in Cuba, Che Guevara

Diezmero

Diezmero is a ward in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba, located by Carretera Central. It is under the administration of San Miguel del Padrón, a city municipality of Havana. Its demography spreads within about 2 square kilometers.

Located at 23.0833, -82.3167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wards of Havana

Finca Vigía

Finca Vigía (Lookout Farm) was the home of Ernest Hemingway in San Francisco de Paula, Cuba, and now houses a museum.

Located at 23.0677, -82.2964 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ernest Hemingway, Museums in Cuba, Historic house museums in Cuba

Estadio Latinoamericano

The Estadio Latinoamericano (Spanish for Latin American Stadium) is a stadium in Havana, Cuba. It is primarily used for baseball. Gran Estadio, a spacious pitchers' park with prevailing winds blowing in and boasting a playing surface and lighting system of major-league quality, was built in 1946 as the top baseball park in Latin America. Located in the Cerro neighborhood, it opened with the name Gran Estadio de La Habana and currently holds about 55,000 people.

Located at 23.1183, -82.3761 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Havana, Sport in Havana, Baseball venues in Cuba, National stadiums, Pittsburgh Pirates spring training venues, Brooklyn Dodgers spring training venues, Sports venues completed in 1946

Museum of the Revolution (Cuba)

The Museum of the Revolution (Spanish: Museo de la Revolución) is a museum located in the Old Havana section of Havana, Cuba. The museum is housed in what was the Presidential Palace of all Cuban presidents from Mario García Menocal to Fulgencio Batista. It became the Museum of the Revolution during the years following the Cuban revolution.

Located at 23.1417, -82.3567 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures completed in 1920, Museums in Havana, History museums, Cuban Revolution, Neoclassical architecture in Cuba, Presidential palaces

La Cabaña

Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabaña, known as La Cabaña (Fort of Saint Charles), is an 18th-century fortress complex, the third biggest in the Americas, located on the elevated eastern side of the harbor entrance in Havana, Cuba. The fort rises above the 200-foot (60 m) hilltop, along with Morro Castle (fortress).

Located at 23.1472, -82.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Cuba, Museums in Havana, Spanish colonial period of Cuba

Cathedral of Havana

The Catedral de la Virgen María de la Concepción Inmaculada de La Habana (Cathedral of The Virgin Mary of the Immaculate Conception) is a Roman Catholic Cathedral and is the seat of Jaime Lucas Ortega y Alamino, the Cardinal Archbishop of Havana, Cuba. It is also dedicated to Saint Christopher (San Cristóbal), thus it is sometimes dubbed as Cathedral of Saint Christopher.

Located at 23.1414, -82.3519 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Churches in Havana, Roman Catholic cathedrals in Cuba, Spanish Colonial architecture in Cuba, Religious buildings completed in 1777

El Capitolio

El Capitolio, or National Capitol Building in Havana, Cuba, was the seat of government in Cuba until after the Cuban Revolution in 1959, and is now home to the Cuban Academy of Sciences. Its design and name recall the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. , but it is only superficially similar. Completed in 1929, it was the tallest building in Havana until the 1950s and houses the world's third largest indoor statue.

Located at 23.1353, -82.3594 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Government buildings completed in 1929, Buildings and structures in Havana, Visitor attractions in Havana, Geodesic datums, Neoclassical architecture in Cuba, Seats of national legislatures

Malecón, Havana

The Malecón (officially Avenida de Maceo) is a broad esplanade, roadway and seawall which stretches for 8 km (4 miles) along the coast in Havana, Cuba, from the mouth of Havana Harbor in Old Havana, along the north side of the Centro Habana neighborhood, ending in the Vedado neighborhood. New businesses are appearing on the esplanade due to economic reforms in Cuba that now allow Cubans to own private businesses.

Located at 23.1417, -82.3681 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Transport in Havana, Buildings and structures in Havana, Waterfronts

Gran Teatro de La Habana

The Gran Teatro de La Habana (Spanish "Great Theatre of Havana") is located in the Paseo del Prado in Havana, Cuba. It is located in a building known as the Palace of the Galician Centre which served as a place of social reunion for the Galician immigrants in Havana. The theatre has been home of the Cuban National Ballet and, on its main stage, of the International Ballet Festival of Havana.

Located at 23.1368, -82.3596 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cuban culture, Theatres in Havana, Spanish Colonial architecture in Cuba, Neoclassical architecture in Cuba

José Martí Memorial

The José Martí Memorial (Spanish: Monumento a José Martí) is a memorial to José Martí, the national hero of Cuba, located on the northern side of the Plaza de la Revolución in the Vedado area of Havana. It consists of a star-shaped tower, a statue of Martí surrounded by six columns, and gardens. The 109 m (358 ft) tower, designed by a team of architects led by Enrique Luis Varela, is in the form of a five-pointed star, encased in grey Cuban marble from the Isla de la Juventud.

Located at 23.1228, -82.3867 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
1950s architecture, Museums in Havana, Monuments and memorials in Cuba

El Templete

El Templete is a monument in Havana, Cuba, that pays homage to the place where the foundation of the town of San Cristóbal de la Habana was celebrated in 1519. The monument consists of bust of Christopher Columbus and three canvases painted by Jean Baptiste Vermay. It is a Neoclassic building, typical example of colonial architecture. Close to the Templete, there is a column which replaces a silk-cotton tree, under which the first mass and the first Council of Havana were celebrated.

Located at 23.1405, -82.349 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Havana, Visitor attractions in Havana, Neoclassical architecture in Cuba

San Salvador de la Punta Fortress

San Salvador de la Punta Fortress is a fortress in the bay of Havana, Cuba. La Punta, just like El Morro was designed to protect the entrance to the Havana Bay that became an important and strategic entranceway to the harbor since the settlement of the town. The nonstop landings of corsairs in the area endangered the harbor and the town. That was why in 1559 it was resolved to post lookouts at La Punta.

Located at 23.1463, -82.3577 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Cuba, Buildings and structures in Havana, Visitor attractions in Havana

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana

The National Museum of Fine Arts of Havana (Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana) in Havana, Cuba is a museum of Fine Arts that exhibits Cuban art collections from the colonial times up to contemporary generations. It was founded on February 23, 1913 due to the efforts of its first director, Emilio Heredia, a well-known architect. After frequent moves it was finally placed on the block once occupied by the old Colon Market.

Located at 23.1402, -82.3572 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cuban culture, Museums in Havana, Neoclassical architecture in Cuba, Art museums established in 1913, 1913 establishments in Cuba

Cuban Academy of Sciences

The Academy of Sciences of Cuba (Academia de Ciencias de Cuba), founded on May 19, 1861 with its headquarters in the National Capitol building in Havana, is Cuba's Academy of Sciences. It is an official institution of the Cuban state with a national scope, independent and consultative in the area of science, and the successor of the former Royal Academy of Medicine, Physical and Natural Sciences of Havana, and is also attached to the Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment.

Located at 23.1352, -82.3596 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Education in Cuba

Manzana de Gómez

Manzana de Gómez (Gómez Block), a 20th century building in Havana, was the first shopping mall in Cuba. It is 5 stories tall. It was built by José Gómez-Mena Vila. The 1910 landmark structure was the first European-style shopping arcade in Cuba.

Located at 23.138, -82.3579 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Havana, Visitor attractions in Havana, Shopping malls in Havana

Christ of Havana

The Christ of Havana is a large sculpture representing Jesus of Nazareth on a hilltop overlooking the bay in Havana, Cuba. It is the work of the Cuban sculptor Jilma Madera, who won the commission for it in 1953. The statue was carved out of white Carrara marble, the same material used for many of the monuments of the Colon Cemetery. The statue is about 20 meters high including a 3-meter (10 ft) base. It weighs approximately 320 tons.

Located at 23.1439, -82.345 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Havana, Visitor attractions in Havana, Colossal statues of Jesus, 1958 sculptures

Captaincy General of Cuba

The Captaincy General of Cuba (Spanish: Capitanía General de Cuba) was an administrative district of the Spanish Empire created in 1607 as part of Habsburg Spain's attempt to better defend the Caribbean against foreign powers, which also involved creating captaincies general in Puerto Rico, Guatemala and Yucatán. The restructuring of the Captaincy General in 1764 was the first example of the Bourbon Reforms in America.

Located at 23.1167, -82.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Spanish colonial period of Cuba, Captaincies General of the Spanish Empire, Government of Cuba, Military history of Cuba, 1607 establishments, 1897 disestablishments, New Spain, Spanish West Indies, Former countries in the Caribbean

Bodeguita del medio

La Bodeguita del Medio is a typical restaurant-bar of Havana (Cuba). It is a famous tourist destination because of the personalities which have patronized it: Salvador Allende, the poet Pablo Neruda, the writer Ernest Hemingway, the artist Josignacio and many others. La Bodeguita lays claim to being the birthplace of the Mojito cocktail, prepared in the bar since its opening in 1942, although this is disputed.

Located at 23.1408, -82.3522 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Restaurants in Cuba, Visitor attractions in Havana

Floridita

Floridita or El Floridita is an historic fish restaurant and cocktail bar in the older part of Havana, Cuba. It lies at the end of Calle Obispo (Bishop Street), across Monserrate Street from the The National Museum of Fine Arts of Havana. The establishment is famous for its daiquiris and for having been one of the favourite hangouts of Ernest Hemingway in Havana. “ My mojito in La Bodeguita, my daiquiri in El Floridita ”

Located at 23.1373, -82.3573 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Visitor attractions in Havana, Restaurants in Cuba

Hershey Electric Railway

The Hershey Electric Railway, also known as the Hershey Railway, is a standard-gauge electric railway that runs from the suburbs of Havana, Cuba, to the town of Matanzas, approximately 96 kilometres to the east. There are a number of intermediate halts and a station and depot at the town of Camilo Cienfuegos, Mayabeque, better known by its pre-revolutionary name of Hershey. The railway was built by The Hershey Company to transport sugar to Havana port.

Located at 23.1423, -82.3448 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rail transport in Cuba

Havana Central railway station

Havana Central (Spanish: La Habana Central; the "Central Railway Station", Estación Central de Ferrocarriles), is the main railway terminal in Havana and the largest railway station in Cuba, is the hub of the rail system in the country.

Located at 23.1297, -82.3553 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Transport in Havana, Buildings and structures in Havana, Railway stations in Cuba, Railway stations opened in 1912, Visitor attractions in Havana

Lonja del Comercio building

The Lonja del Comercio (Chamber of Commerce) building in Old Havana, Cuba served as the stock exchange in the capital until the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Today, it is an office building. Based in the building are local and foreign companies, the Brazilian Embassy, news agencies like CNN Havana Bureau, and the Habana Radio Station.

Located at 23.1381, -82.3483 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Office buildings completed in 1909, Buildings and structures in Havana

Sloppy Joe's Bar, Havana

Sloppy Joe's Bar was a historic bar located in Havana, Cuba. The advent of Prohibition in the United States spurred its original owner, Jose Garcia Abeal, to change the emphasis from food service to liquor service when American tourists would visit Havana for the nightlife, the gambling and the alcohol they could not obtain back home. Sloppy Joe's welcomed tourists for over four decades, and offered over 80 cocktails in addition to the bar's own brand of 12 year old rum.

Located at 23.1395, -82.358 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Drinking establishments in Cuba, Buildings and structures in Havana

Paseo del Prado, Havana

Paseo del Prado, is a street in Havana, Cuba, on the dividing line between Centro Habana and Old Havana. Technically, the Paseo includes entire length of Paseo Martí, including: The divided street with promenade extending from the Malecón at San Salvador de la Punta Fortress south to Neptuno Street The street along the west side of the Parque Central The street on the east side of the Capitolio The area around the Fuente de la India fountain.

Located at 23.1372, -82.3589 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Havana, Gardens in Cuba, Visitor attractions in Havana

Districts of the same city

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Other districts

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Popular in vicinity

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28 Aug
2019

Berger - FABRICA DE ARTE CUBANO
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

15 Nov
2019

Habana
Starting at: 07:00 pm (19:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

17 Nov
2019

Salsa Cuba 1 Week Dance Program In Havana, Cuba
Starting at: 07:00 am (07:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

08 Dec
2019

WASET Havana 2019 Conference
Starting at: 07:00 pm (19:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

15 Mar
2020

Informatica - International Convention & Fair
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
More Information: eventful.com.