Havana_ When the eyes of travelers in the world are set on Havana, this capital of Cuba, which for some is a synthesis of the entire Island, is now 499 years old with a happy step towards its five centuries, Prensa Latina reports.

Many people want to spend their holidays in this city, meet and share with its residents, and come from all five continents, to the point that staying in Havana now becomes a whole odyssey.

Hence, the party celebrated during this day in the capital is full of people from around the world, looking to understand the character, the bustle, the colorful and the high sound of music, for example.

Havana fill of sensations and emotions those who visit it and live in it. This opinion is repeated now, when it is very close to be 500 years with a rejoicing of culture, tourism, brightness and travelers from around the world.

On November 16, 2018 Habana will be 499 years, but that is only the preamble for the 500 that will arrive a year later, and therefore the party will last all those months with a lot of tourism, gleaming images and, above all, hard work for improving the city.

Founded in 1519 in the shade of a leafy tree, a Ceiba, Havana eventually became a cosmopolitan city full of pilgrims eager to know it in depth.

A delicious atmosphere, the best style of the Babel’s Tower, is breathed in its streets where people come from any of the five continents, speaking their language, but sharing with the capital’s residents in the only way possible: through cordiality.

Precisely, in the Cuban capital you can perfectly observe the main benefits of tourism, as an element of unification and common understandings of different cultures and peoples.

Cuba, and Havana as the essence of essence, represents a very mixed people, where the main origins are the Spanish and the African, but also Chinese, Haitian, German, French, Hebrew and many other parts come together.

The Villa de San Cristóbal de La Habana, as it is really its name, was founded on November 16 on the shores of Puerto Carenas, after it had had an initial settlement on the south coast of the country in 1515.

This first city in the western insular area is defined by experts as a place of vastness due to its monuments and a related human scale through its unique heritage values ​​where five centuries of history are based, full of originality.

The bay was the meeting point of the Spanish fleet before leaving for the metropolis taking the riches extracted from its colonies under strong custody, which protected it from the constant siege of pirates and corsairs.

Seen this particular attraction of a city invaded in 1555 by pirates and in 1792 by the English fleet, with its walls and shelters, of which there are still some runes, we can say that it is a very tourist city.

It completely covers 732 square kilometers and has 15 municipalities of which nine are totally urban, of which 4.5 square kilometers cover the old part, the most attractive for foreign visitors.

The territory's economy responds to industry, commerce, services and tourism, with 47 percent of all hotels in the country installed in its space.

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