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The Original Square

The original heart of old Santiago de Cuba nicely surrounded by the beautiful Cathedral, an... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
brwydave02
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Portland, Oregon
Beautiful plaza

Very nice plaza in the center of the town of Santiago. Walk around see the different building that... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
JPelegrinaSoegaard
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

we were here as part of a intrepid tour and it was Great place to visit, With the Bacardi musuem just around the corner, and a awesome rooftop bar to sip Havana Rum and watch the world go by

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Right downtown all the most important buildings around this park. Highly recommend going to the church and the balcony on the second floor for a great view and some fantastic pictures. The Spanish architecture is all around you in there is a couple blocks away...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JoelH618
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the focal point of the city . The square is quite small and is surrounded by many interesting buildings , be sure to visit the cathedral it has a good vista across the square including the government building where Castro addressed the people...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank John M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lots of beautiful buildings to see around the park, and inside people and monuments. Go up to the roof terrace of the Casa Grande, have a mojito and take some great photos.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank karen k
Reviewed October 27, 2018

The original heart of old Santiago de Cuba nicely surrounded by the beautiful Cathedral, an impressive Hotel, a bank and governmental buildings. It features the balcony that Fidel spoke from after his victory here.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank brwydave02
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This square is the place to start your tour of Santiago. Many important buildings are nearby. You will have a nice view of this square from the Cathedral and from the Hotel Casa Grande. This park is clean and nicely kept, there is wifi if...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Voyager-Michele
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Very nice plaza in the center of the town of Santiago. Walk around see the different building that are well conserved for Cuba.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JPelegrinaSoegaard
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Live square in front of the city Cathedral, includes small exhibition of Fidel Castro pictures from his live and funeral. His funeral procession led there observed by thousands of Cubans from all possible places, for example house roofs.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Take the steps up - an effort that pays well as you see Santiago on your palm. The church itself is a real nice building with simple setting

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elizur
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Great place to watch people and enjoy free open air concerts of Cuban music. Several banks and ATMs nearby. Good place to catch a taxi.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Francis C
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