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Gran Teatro Paseo del Prado

This outstandingly ornate building on the Parque Central is the home of the Ballet Nacional de Cuba but also hosts operas and contemporary dance pieces. The biannual Festival Internacional de Ballet de la Habana takes place here in October, and there’s a season of Spanish ballet each August. Otherwise, there are performances most weeks (usually Fri–Sun), most starting around 8pm, earlier on Sun. Entrance is around $10CUC.