Featured Cuba Attraction: Historical Centre, Old Havana, Cuba. An OVERVIEW by Authentic Cuba Travel. Old Havana (Spanish: La Habana Vieja) describes the central area of the original city of Havana, Cuba. Havana is a city of great architectural. Old Havana (Spanish: La Habana Vieja) is the city-center (downtown) and one of the 15 municipalities (or boroughs) forming Havana, Cuba. It has the second History · Main sights · Threats · UNESCO Heritage site.