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Monument of the Street Person

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Monument of the Street Person

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Plaza de San Francisco Oficios Street, Havana Cuba
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Walking through the valley of viñales in Cuba
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Walking through the valley of viñales in Cuba

Exelent Tour with visit to many places in the valley , you can come with us to discover the viñales valley. The excursion will take place in Valle Palmarito, which is part of the beautiful panorama offered by the municipality of Viñales. Inside the Valley we will observe different types of crops and we will know what is related to each of them. We will visit the tobacco dryer, where a farmer will explain everything related to this coveted product, from its planting, through the tobacco house where it is stored for a certain period to how it is prepared to smoke, and even one will be offered. Free to try a real cigar. Then we will visit a coffee shop in the country where, from the hands of the natives, they will taste the honey and coffee they harvest accompanied by a special type of rum from the province of Pinar del Río, which you will only find here, explaining everything related to the process and Preparation of these three products.
$28.00 per adult
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Butch E wrote a review Feb 2020
Nashville, Tennessee562 contributions157 helpful votes
People line up to get their picture taken with this statue. But more importantly to touch his finger and whisper into his ear asking for him to grant a wish! He was a very unique character in Havana, that's why the statue is dedicated to him. Who knows, maybe he will grant your wish!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Toadsfeet wrote a review Feb 2020
Tisbury, United Kingdom301 contributions59 helpful votes
on a guided tour when we came across this lovely statue. Really interesting story of the life of one of Havana's characters.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Aunt_Tray wrote a review Jan 2020
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania174 contributions28 helpful votes
The monument of the street person is located in San Francisco de Asís Square. It is a statue of Jose María López Lledín who was known as El Caballero de París ("The Gentleman From Paris"). He was an educated homeless man that enjoyed talking to people about religion, philosophy, etc. It is supposed to be good luck to touch his beard, finger and foot at the same time.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Coryy20 wrote a review Oct 2019
Port of Spain, Trinidad4,611 contributions594 helpful votes
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Got to this spot and was surprised to see 6 persons lined up for photo with the street person.. some experts on how to touch him, were there giving instructions. I did as was told and got my photo.. now awaiting my good luck.. not without hard work of course.. lol
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Lynda and Mark B wrote a review Sep 2019
Cardiff, United Kingdom175 contributions13 helpful votes
We came across this statue while walking around but could find no information at the time. Wish we had researched it before as we could be with a bit more luck.
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Date of experience: February 2019
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