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Parque Calixto Garcia

Holguin, Cuba
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Holguin
Type: Parks
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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

We visited this park while in Holguin last week. You will find a nice place for locals and their kids and tourists to relax and enjoy the ambiance of the area. It's a safe place to hang around and have fun. There's food and drinks nearby too if you're looking for that as well.

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Toronto, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

the park is the exact center of downtown Holguin. Tons of locals who hang out every night, drinking dancing, having fun. Can't wait to go back

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Coventry, UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We visited this park in March 2012 during our trip to Cuba. Worth a visit if you're in Holguin. We spent a few hours here chilling in the sun with a nice cold cerveza. It's a lovely place.

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Saint Robert, Missouri
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104 reviews 104 reviews
20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I will say that this is the best park of the Holguin City...The city is known as the Park's city...because there is a park ever two blocks.. But this one is kind of all white and is the only one that has the boulevard in one side.. you must visit...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

All of Holguin Central have a Fiesta Carnival in pril. I am going to return in late August . Festival

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Edmonton, Canada
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14 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

if you are staying in town this is where the clubs, restaurants & bars are. you can people watch & get a good idea of everyday cuban life. nothing out of the ordinary as everything is still old. been to holguin twice. my next trip here i will go to more restaurants & i will check out all the clubs.... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Calixto Garcia Park, the central park of Holguin province, is one of the largest in Cuba, you can sit there and enjoy the gentle breeze and also see a whole city passing in front of you. From that point you can decide if you go to the "House of Trova" or "House of Music"

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

This is the heart of the city A place to find all you could need, like or dislike :-) it is really awsome.

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Parque Calixto Garcia is the busiest park in Holguin. It is surrounded by half a dozen bars and restaurants, the Casa de la Musica, a disco, a jazz club, and Casa de la Trova, the newly renovated Teatro Eddy Suñol, a couple of national peso department stores and 2 or 3 CUC stores, the Museo Provincial de Historia, the library,... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

This could be a beautiful and relaxing place, however with in moments of getting out of the taxi we (myself, my wife and our 6yr old daughter) were swamped with beggars want money. Don't encourage them by giving them any. We did not feel safe and could feel everyone's eyes glaring at us. Little to nothing to buy.

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