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Great statue

This statue is of Gades, a famous dancer. It is located in cathedral square. Statue is leaning... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Toledo, Ohio
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Another nice monument

Walking through Cathedral Square we came across this monument to Antonio Gades who was a Spanish... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The life like stature of Antonio Gades created by the Sculpture Jose Villa Soberon, stands in front of the Palacio de Lombillo on the Plaza de la Catedral. Antonio Gades was a Spanish Flamenco dancer.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

This is one of many life like statues throughout Havana. Not worth a visit to just see this statue but if in the area it makes for a good photo.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

This statue is of Gades, a famous dancer. It is located in cathedral square. Statue is leaning against a building and looks very realistic. Sculptures located throughout Havana are awesome!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SharonB231
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Walking through Cathedral Square we came across this monument to Antonio Gades who was a Spanish Flamenco dancer and choreographer.It is so lifelike that initially I thought it was a street entertainer,but on closer examination I realised my mistake.Well worth a look.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I was surprised to see that beautiful monument in Havana in Plaza Cathedral. Antonio Gades was famous flamenco dancer and choreographer for trilogy by Carlos Saura: Carmen, El Amor de Brujo and Bodas de Sangre, which I got to see back in 80' and fall...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

One of the nice things about discovering art in Cuba, is that when you get home you want to research and learn more. This was a beautiful piece in an even more beautiful setting.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank sr00th
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Plaza Cathedral has a bronze sculpture of Antonio Gades, who is the recognised as his generation's greatest male spanish dancer. He was a Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer, who helped popularize the art on the international stage.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RobertN942
Reviewed September 11, 2017

I love all of the public sculpture in Havana, and this is no exception. They are all over the place and add to the character and charm of one of my favorite cities. All of these, including this one, are very well-done.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed August 29, 2017

unique bronze statue located in a popular square... stands alone...yet very cool in it's own way. enjoy and take a pic

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jlantern3
Reviewed March 11, 2017

It is important that there is a statue of dancing as it is so important to preserve the history of Cuban dance. The building is also interesting as it is their historic post office. The letter drop is the mouth of another statue.

Date of experience: March 2017
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