in La Habana, Cuba
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 23.150 and -82.267 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 23° 8' 59" and W -82° 16' 0"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Peso - CUP
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 03:52 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: America/Havana
- UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:45 am and 8:06 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Bantam Village
- This place on Geonames.org
Touring Rancho Pekita
Rancho Pekita in La Habana is a town located in Cuba a little east of Havana, the country's capital place.
Time in Rancho Pekita is now 03:52 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Havana with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Rancho Pekita, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Cuba is José Martí International Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 23 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 37 mi (or 59 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, San Jose de las Lajas, Bejucal, Jaruco and Bauta. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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Tierras. Estreno en la Habana. Dirección María de los Ángeles Núñez Jauma
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Palacio and Nancy at Abreu Fontán in Havana
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Así conmemoró Cuba el 24 de Febrero y homenajeó a los Cinco Héroes
Presidido por el General de Ejército Raúl Castro Ruz, Presidente de los Consejos de Estado y de Ministros de Cuba, se celebró en el Palacio de las Convenciones de La Habana, el acto central...
PATRIMONIO LA HABANA 2015. Zenaida Iglesias Sánchez
Zenaida Iglesias Sánchez. Graduada de Licenciatura en Historia en La Universidad de La Habana (1986). Trabaja en la Oficina del Historiador de la ciudad de La Habana desde 1987; en la Dirección.
Visita Cuba Presidente de la Asamblea Legislativa de El Salvador
El miembro del Buró Político y presidente de la Asamblea Nacional del Poder Popular, Esteban Lazo Hernández, sostiene un encuentro con su homólogo de El Salvador, Sigfrido Reyes. El fortalecimi.
Accidente fatal en carrera de motos en Cuba. Video aficionado
Accidente fatal en carrera de motos en Cuba.
Plaza San Francisco, La Habana - Muestra United Buddy Bears, ONU.
Muestra Cultural por la PAZ del mundo, de la ONU, en la PLAZA SAN FRANCISCO en LA HABANA VIEJA!. La ONU montó esta hermosa muestra artística, donde cada OSO representa a cada país ...
Declaración del Gobierno Revolucionario de la República de Cuba
Cuba se pronuncia acerca de la agresiva Orden Ejecutiva emitida por el Presidente de los Estados Unidos contra el Gobierno de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, donde califica a este país...
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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 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.
Santa María del Mar, Havana
Santa María del Mar is a sandy beach located 12 miles east of Havana, Cuba along the Via Blanca highway.
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.
Morro Castle (fortress)
Morro Castle Spanish: Castillo de los Tres Reyes Magos del Morro is a picturesque fortress guarding the entrance to Havana bay in Havana, Cuba. Juan Bautista Antonelli, an Italian engineer, was commissioned to design the structure. When it was built in 1589, Cuba was under the control of Spain. The castle, named after the biblical Magi, was later captured by the British in 1762.
Finca Vigía (Lookout Farm) was the home of Ernest Hemingway in San Francisco de Paula, Cuba, and now houses a museum.
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.
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).
Estadio Panamericano, Havana
Estadio Panamericano is a multi-use stadium in Havana, Cuba. It is currently used mostly for football matches and was used as the main stadium for the 1991 Pan American Games. The stadium is able to hold 50,000 people.
Tarará is a gated resort town in the municipality of Habana del Este in the city of Havana, Cuba. It is about 19 km east of the city centre and west of other beaches including Santa Maria del Mar and Guanabo.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cojimar is a small fishing village east of Havana, forming a ward (consejo popular) part of the Habana del Este municipality. It was the inspiration for Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea. It was also the location where during the 1940s an enormous Great white shark was caught, which is one of the contenders for the largest specimen of all time. However, there is considerable controversy about the accuracy of Great white shark measurements taken before modern times.
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.
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 ”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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