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Monument to Jose Marti

Address: 41 Paseo | Plaza de la Revolución, Havana 10600, Cuba
Phone Number: 53 7 820906
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Ranked #101 of 421 things to do in Havana
Type: Monuments & statues, Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Monuments & statues, Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Really cool to see, worth the stop on your tour of Havana. We just stopped and took a few pictures and then continued on.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

A huge, beautiful monument to a great poet and a true believer in freedom for his people. Even though I believe his martyrdom was not neccessary, he was and is recognized as a hero. His bust is at every school in Cuba.

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Newport Beach, California
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Very tall monument to the hero who helped release Cuba from the grasp of Spain. Odd to see buzzards flying overhead the day we visited the plaza, which is lined with metal sculptures of Fidel and Che on two government buildings. One man freed Cubans from Spain, and the others ... freed Cubans from Batista?

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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Honestly OK but Havana is overun with revolutionary monuments which dilutes the attraction ultimately.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

You can tell that Cubans take great pride in their memorials and this one is spectacular! Beautiful tribute to a famous leader.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is pretty much an obligatory stop if you're spending a few days in Havana. Theres not much to see or do, so don't plan to spend long there. Just take a few photos at the well-designed monument, and also photos with the famous building murals of Che Guevara and Camilo Cienfuegos. The museum of Jose Marti was closed when... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place is in the middle of nowhere, way outside urban Havana. The cab rides are expensive and there is little to see. I wouldn't waste my time with all the awesome stuff in Havana.

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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Well it's a monument. Big pointy and revolutionary. The plaza around it is good with portraits of revolutionary heroes on buildings. A must do in Havana. For a good experience go there in a yellow coco taxi

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Alberta
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Located on the north side of Revolution Square is the Jose Marti Memorial tower. Standing at 109 meters tall this 5 point star shaped tower covered with Cuban marble is the highest point in all of Havana. The top of the monument is accessible by elevator, when working, which must have some amazing views. The statue of Jose Marti is... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

An interesting museum where you can have a guide accompany you if you wish (we were given the option when we paid for our tickets at the venue). The lifts to the top of the tower haven't worked for a year or so - it doesn't seem like there are many plans kicking around to get it working anytime soon... More 

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