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Obispo Street (Havana)

Calle Obispo with Hotel Ambos Mundos.jpg
Floridita Bar
Hotel Ambos Mundos in Old Havana
Pharmacy of Bishop Street

Bishop Street, January 2017

The Obispo Street (Spanish: Calle Obispo, "Bishop's Street") is one of the most famous and traveled streets of Havana.[1] During its history it has received several denominations like: San Juan, Of the Bishop, Weyler, Pi Margall, among others, for a total of 47.[2] It is the longest Boulevard in Havana. Street shops have always been abundant alongside O'Reilly Street, which is parallel to it from its inception in Zulueta to Havana Bay.

Places of interestEdit

  • Palace of the Captains-General
  • Plaza de Armas
  • National Museum of Natural History of Cuba
  • Obispo 463, Sastrería[3]
  • Bar "El Floridita"
  • Numismatic Museum
  • Bookstore "Fayad Jamís"[4]
  • House of "Mayorazgo Recio"
  • Bookstore La Moderna Poesía
  • Ministry of Finance and Price
  • Library "Rubén Martínez Villena"
  • The house of water "La Tinaja"
  • San Jerónimo University
  • Cuban Book Institute[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Calle Obispo - Havana City Guide". 11 December 2013. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Calle Obispo - EcuRed". www.ecured.cu. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-02-06. Retrieved 2017-05-15.
  4. ^ "Nuevo espacio para el elogio en la librería Fayad Jamís - Cubaperiodistas". 3 November 2016. Retrieved 16 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Instituto Cubano del Libro - EcuRed". www.ecured.cu. Retrieved 16 May 2017.

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