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Monument to Jose Marti

41 Paseo | Plaza de la Revolución, Havana 10600, Cuba
53 7 820906
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Ranked #29 of 109 attractions in Havana
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Lookouts
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

The monument is interesting both historically and architecturally. Stand at the bottom of the star-shaped tower behind Marti's statue and you can look across to the Ministry of the Interior building with the huge mural of Che Guevara. And you're standing where Castro stood to address huge meetings of the Cuban faithful. An experience.

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

If you read Spanish, the museum/archival display inside the base of this monument is very well done. If you don't read Spanish, it is at least worth a short visit to the outside of the monument to get a sense/feel for the place where Fidel addressed large masses of people.

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Moncton, NB
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Along with the Jose Marti memorial, you'll also find the Che and Cienfuego building murals in the Plaza de la Revolución. You have to pay 1 CUC to go up the ramp to see the memorial. There are two stars on the ground where Fidel stood during his speeches so you can stand in the same spot as him. There's... More

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east greenwich, rhode island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

You can get a great view from Revolution square, but there is no museum or anyone to tell you about the building or Jose Marti.

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Cambridge, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Visited the Jose Marti Monument on a trip to Havana in Jan/14. This is a very impressive monument to Cuba"s leader of the war against the Spanish who was killed in battle. Located in Revolution Plaza it overlooks the city and offers a wonderful view of Havana if you decide to go up the elevator to the observation level.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

The monument to the Revolution houses a display on the hero of Cuba's indepenence from Spain at the end of the 19th century. The tiles and gold citations along with seating areas to contemplate the wisdom of José Marti are scattered amont the show cases of photos and historic objects. The text is in Spanish only, however. If you need... More

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Salamanca, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I liked this place very much, just i wished they had an museum so people could get more info, and also we couldnt get close to the monument. In general the view is very nice, u can see huge portraits of che, fidel, and u can feel in the environment the meaning of the monument and the revolution.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Obelisk at Revolution Square. Didn't go up because of time constraints, but doesn't look tall enough to give panoramic view, unless somebody knows different.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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40 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Worth visiting, definetely. Great views from the mirador on the top. There are buildings on the Plaza de la Revolucion with Cienfugos and Che huge portraits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

It costs you twice ...once to walk up the steps then again to go in and up.. there's a lift to the top and once there the view is spectacular ...buzzard type birds are nested on the building and fly past regularly ..

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