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Jaimanitas, Havana, Cuba
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Ranked #7 of 116 Attractions in Havana
Type: Neighborhoods
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Souderton, Pennsylvania
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Amazing detail - nothing is left untouched. Pure love from this artist spreads from his home to his garden and overflows to the neighborhood beyond. He's especially big on eyes and hearts.

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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Very colorful and imaginative place to visit. It won't take more than 20 minutes to see the artist work not only at his home but in the neighborhood. Mr. Fuster is usually there working or hanging around, we specifically saw him in this pool having a beer while we were looking around his house hehe. Worth a quick visit.

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Oakville, Canada
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

If you are a fan of Gaudi, you will love visiting Fuster's home and neighbourhood. It is covered with tiles - really hard to describe. His tiles and paintings are for sale.

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Hobart, Australia
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100 reviews 100 reviews
17 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This small residential area in middle class Havana has been transformed by the artist into a riot of colour and movement with his mosaic creation. Fences, facades, roofing, doors walls of houses, seats and street poles - nothing escapes the addition of colour and texture. A must see

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I've been to Jaimanitas often, and the neighborhood that Fuster has decorated is beautiful. Go, park, and take some time to wander the area and talk with the residents in addition to his home. The area is especially interesting in the evening, when the actual home is closed.

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Ottawa, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

What an amazing thing to see. If you are in Havana, definitely find this place! it is full of colour and culture!

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Brussels, Belgium
17 reviews 17 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

A hidden pearl in Havana, definitely a must see!! We were so lucky to meet Mr Fuster in person. He is definitely someone that makes a fifference to Havana and it's people. A spot that was extremely impressive, beautiful and that will be remembered by all of us. Also kids will adore this place.

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Atlanta, Georgia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Very interesting and eclectic home and art studio of one of Cuba's current favored artists. The art is not cheap and it is unclear if Jose Fuster would be as famous if he was a dissident and not a post-revolutionary patriot (methinks not). Worth a visit, much of the neighborhood (walls, sidewalk benches, etc.) is done in interesting ceramics. And... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is a magical place which has been developed by Fustar over many many years. There is an incredible amount of detail to the tile work and structure, and it just blew me away. I began to think of how difficult it must have been for the artist to find tiles especially during the special period, and it just bogles... More

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Long Beach, California
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108 reviews 108 reviews
16 attraction reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is an incredible, spectacular display of amazing mosaics--not just this studio itself, but the whole area, where José Fuster has decorated neighborhood homes at no charge. He even did the local bus stop. You can see from the photos that his work is whimsical and vibrant. Allow yourself enough time to look closely at his many sculptures and paintings;... More

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