Santiago de Cuba Things to Do

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  • 1. Castillo del Morro

    Spanish fortress, south of the city was built in 1633 , designed by same author of Morro in Havana. It has long and disturbing history. Place is nice but crowded with touristic scams who want to sell...

  • 2. Parque Cespedes

    The park square is surrounded by the Town Hall, the Catedral de la Asuncion, and the Hotel Casa Granda. The rooftop patio of the hotel offers beautiful views of the surroundings, as well as a bar. The...

  • 3. Basilica del Cobre

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    When you approach to this site from Palma Soriano, you'll be amazed of its beauty in middle of rich landscape. Pope was there, you should too if you're around Santiago. Popular Cuban sport stars left...

  • 4. Cementerio

    Every hour (i think) there is ceremony as tribute to Jose Marti (in front of his tomb) which was the only "army" thing I saw in Cuba....guys are young, energic and can not seat during...

  • 5. Padre Pico Stairs

    Take your time to explore the city and walk around. We met a local guy, Ernesto and old man who enjoys walking with tourists. He showed us some great places. If you want to know more you can read...

  • 6. Sierra Maestra

    From the top of the "Gran Piedra" they say you can see Haiti and Jamaica on a clear day. Our trip up mountain wasn't on a clear day, but it was a beautiful view inbetween clouds. You can drive up most...

  • 7. Street Scenes

    The very center of the city is here in Plaza Céspedes, where is the cathedral of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción. In front of the church is the Parque Céspedes a nice square with gardens where it's easy...

  • 8. Cuartel Moncada

    The famous building of Cuartel Moncada. Here, the 26 of July 1953 a small army leaded by Fidel Castro tried an assault that failed, but became the first real act of the cuban revolution. On the walls...

  • 9. Valle de la Prehistoria

    Near the Museo Nacional de Transports in Parque Baconao is the Valle de la Prehistoria. This complex displays concrete life size recreations of dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures, along with cave...

  • 12. visit church of virgen of charity

    Lonely Planet CubaFidel and ReligionShrines of Our Lady: A Guide to Fifty of the World's Most Famous Marian ShrinesSanteria Enthroned: Art, Ritual, and...

  • 13. Drink a 7 years old Habana Club at La Maison

    "La Maison" is not just a normal clothes store, it is supposed to be a small department store during the day but in the evening they organize fashions shows in...

  • 14. Casa de las Tradiciones

    "The traditional house" is a great place for local Son music and drinks and especially for meeting local people!They have live music every night beginning at 9...

  • 15. I remember that day when my...

    I remember that day when my Mom and I went for a walk and she could not walk up and down those hilly streets, that was so funny. That was the first time in 36...

  • 16. Cock fights

    A somewhat macho predilection in Cuba.Why do the cocks kill each other? A mix of nature and training.

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