Callejon de Hamel, Havana

2.7
#5 of 10 in Neighborhoods in Havana
Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Callejon de Hamel, an alley district filled with colorful murals, Santeria shrines, and energetic rumba music. Exploring the callejon, you can observe the unique Afro-Caribbean religion that grew out of Cuba's slave trade. Purchase quirky souvenirs at the small arts and crafts shops, or observe the Santeria priests perform their animated rituals. Admire the vivacious murals and art pieces that grace the street walls, mingle with the locals, and take in the spirit of the vibrant district. Make Callejon de Hamel part of your personalized Havana itinerary using our Havana visit planner .
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  • This is an important place to visit. This culturally rich Calle, really Callejon (alley) has culture and art in every corner, nook and cranny. We met with a lecturer who told us about Santeria. Art ab...  more »
  • Worried about going on your own, book a tour with Urban Adventures as supported by Intrepid. You gain an insight into the impact of Afro-Cubano religion and history and even access to Salvador’s (the ...  more »
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