Hamel Alley (Callejón de Hamel)

hamelIt is located on the Aramburu and Hospital streets in Centro Habana. This alley was built in 1990 with the idea of creating a space for the African culture.

The initiator of this project was the local sculptor and painter Salvador Gonzales. In the Hamel alley art is made by ordinary tools showing a group of images and representatives of the African beliefs.

In Callejon de Hamel, visitors can find products related to Afro-Cuban works and rites. This place is also a space of interaction between art and community due to the festivals organized with the participation of children and neighbors of the area.