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Little Havana

This neighborhood, just west of downtown Miami, was flooded with Cubans fleeing the Castro regime in the 1950's. Today, Little Havana attracts a diverse audience, many of whom are looking for a taste of traditional Cuban culture. Some of the area attractions are listed below.

Brigade 2506 Memorial - A monument to those who died in the unsuccessful Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961. SW 8th Street and SW 13th Avenue.

Calle Ocho - In the heart of Little Havana - here you can sample Cuban hand-rolled cigars and sandwiches piled high with meats and cheeses. SW 8th Street.

Domino Park - This is a gathering place for Cuban men, who pass the time playing dominos and arguing about politics. SW 8th Street and SW 15th Avenue.

Plaza de la Cubanidad - A monument inscribed with the words of Jose Marti, a hero to Cuban refugees and immigrants who fled to Miami. Flagler Street and SW 17th Avenue.

Hotels in the Little Havana Area

Click on the hotel link of your choice for information about the hotel, restaurants, facilities and online reservations.

Hotel Inter-Continental Miami
100 Chopin Plaza, Miami, Florida 33131, United States

Holiday Inn Coral Gables - Business District
2051 LeJeune Road, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, United States

Crowne Plaza Miami - International Airport (LeJeune Center)
950 NW LeJeune Road, Miami, Florida 33126, United States

Holiday Inn Miami Beach - South Beach (Convention Center)
2201 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida 33139, United States


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