Someone once said that describing Havana is as difficult as describing poetry. This statement is very true. Havana, the capital city of Cuba is like a big open-air museum, but with swinging nightlife, hardly any commercialization and extremely friendly people. Admirable architecture of old Havana makes Cuba's capital the most preserved colonial city in the Americas. There is no wonder why so many travelers have Havana as top destination on their wish list. But even if you're a worldly traveler, expect to be left in awe. The culture shock of colonial, ice-cream colored buildings in the background and Al Capone era cruisers in the foreground delivers amazement you have not known before. If you want to know more, go to photography Cuba. The City of Havana There is simply no other place like Havana. Its brilliant Spanish colonial buildings with the ruins of ancient beautiful architecture are just one part of it. But if buildings and architecture don't fascinate you, sheer exuberance and liveliness of the local people dancing to their unique flavour of music will. If you love music, you'll love Havana. If you love old buildings, you'll love Havana, if you love old cars, you will absolutely love Havana. But even if none of the above particularly interests you, you'll still love Havana. The people, the way of life, the weather - everything about that city is so inviting it truly is a dream destination. Comparing Havana to Other Cities In my time I travelled all over the world and visited dozens of large cities, nowhere I've ever been lives up to Havana. Safe: Havana is an incredibly safe city. Young women can roam the streets at night in total safety. It's actually the safest capital city I have ever visited. Common sense states that you should always be aware of your surroundings, but Havana really does set the standard. No other city in the world compares. The City that doesn't sleep: it's a bit of a clichÃ© but the city of Havana really doesn't sleep. The character of Havana hasn't changed in many years. Beautiful beaches: the beaches of Havana really are something to behold. Playa del Este is easily right up there as the most beautiful tropical paradise on the planet. Photography: no matter where you visit or where you turn there is always something fantastic to take photographs of. Whether it's an old lady uncharacteristically smoking an enormous Cuban cigar, the wild locals partying hard, you really should take double the memory sticks you usually take abroad. You will definitely run out before the vacation ends. The rich cultural life: you'll be blown away by the amazingly diverse range of attractions. These range from galleries, theatres, cinemas, ballets and museums. Amazingly rich history: Havana is widely recognized as one of the planets richest and most visually breathtaking cities also. Cuba Tourism is the best website about Cuba. Visit it's Havana Guide for more information about Cuba's capital city with pictures and valuable tips. Cuba Tourism is part of Vacation Ideas network. For more info, visit this webpage.