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Monumento al Cimarron

Poblado de el Cobre, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Hot climb with little to see on top

This may be the original place forcertain type of worship but now just a hot walk wo a pklace with... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2017
megwr
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Connecticut
runaway slaves...

Literally in the middle of nowhere and topping an outcrop! Slaves suffered in the hands of Spanish... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2016
TourGuide-Manager
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Miami, Florida
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Mar 7, 2017
“Hot climb with little to see on top”
May 20, 2016
“runaway slaves...”
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Poblado de el Cobre, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Reviewed March 7, 2017

This may be the original place forcertain type of worship but now just a hot walk wo a pklace with a good voew

1  Thank megwr
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Reviewed May 20, 2016

Literally in the middle of nowhere and topping an outcrop! Slaves suffered in the hands of Spanish slave-owners for centuries, this is a modest reminder of what they went through... look southeast from la Ermita de la Caridad del Cobre, Cuba's Patron Saint...

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Reviewed August 15, 2015

Enjoyed the view from the top of the hill; wish we knew what all the meanings were in the monument at the top. The scenery looking over the lake was pleasant.

2  Thank PatSloan47
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Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is one of the most moving sculptures by the famed Santiago sculptor and artist Alberto Lescay. Located near the town of El Cobre, it gives passion and meaning to the runaway slaves, for whom it is dedicated. Lescay's work is internationally famous and quite...More

2  Thank PHurdlik
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Reviewed January 14, 2015

i was so tired by then but it was lovely! these monuments in santiago city are well taken care of and adored by the locals! it reminded me lots of the monuments in jamaica! sad story behind some of them but that's history right? enjoy*...More

1  Thank Marsha-Jerri F
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Reviewed January 23, 2014

The monument is a dedication to the slaves , it is a nice monument set up in the hillside of the village of El Cobre not far from the Basilica. If you decide to visit be prepared to walk up about 70 stairs , it...More

3  Thank billmccubbin
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