Calle Oficios



The Crafts street is one of the most visited historic city center. It was designed from the creation of the main square, Plaza de Armas today, and in 1584 was one of the four streets that had the town of San Cristobal de La Habana. His name is because its route in small establishments where trades such as carpentry, shoemaking, watches, among many others ended up being their distinguishing feature pooled were exercised.

In its extension links landmarks of the city such as Plaza de Armas, Plaza de San Francisco and Alameda de Paula. Some of the first houses of the village were built along its path. Today we can find in its path interesting facilities like the art gallery of the prestigious Cuban artist Nelson Dominguez, Humboldt House-Museum, House-Museum of Arab, the convent of the Madres Brigidinas, among others.

Type: Street

Year built:1584

Address: Desde la Plaza de Armas hasta la Alameda de Paula, habana vieja

Area: Old Havana

Style: Baroque, Colonial style, Neoclassical, Art Deco