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Address: Calle 13 no. 154 | Vista Alegre, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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53 226 64 2285
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An enjoyable stop, especially if you visit while something's happening

It's all in the timing. If something's going on, jackpot! Otherwise, it's just a building. I was there in August of 1996, so it may have been updated. But we heard some great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 10, 2016
AnitaPeron
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New York City, New York
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Sydney
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a bad place to hear some local wrappers, dances and musician alike. I lost my phone disappeared out of my pocket and as I understand this is a fairly common occurrence in la Casa De Caribe

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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

I visited on a Sunday 8th Jan 2017 5pm-9pm specifically for the live rumba that had been recommended to me. The atmosphere was amazing, the clientele were very welcoming and it was a great evening with amazing music and dance. A real party for locals and they wanted to share their experience with visitors. Whilst at the event I met... More 

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Stoke-on-trent, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

This is really a community centre focusing on caribbean culture with an emphasis on santaria religion. Some paintins and photos, and occasional dancing to watch. Hardly worth the effort, especially as it is out of town.

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Princeton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

This small but excellently appointed space is a must see for anyone interested in the African cultural heritage of Cuba. Here you will learn about the mixing of Christian and African religions and the art that resulted from the mixture. Statues, art, history and music ----- what music. The visit is likely to include a live performance of music and... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

It's all in the timing. If something's going on, jackpot! Otherwise, it's just a building. I was there in August of 1996, so it may have been updated. But we heard some great music one night walking by and another night we stayed and listened to locals reading poetry. I love that the arts are celebrated so heartily and so... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

Unfortunately i was only able to stay at this venue for around an hour once the music had started. I could have spent all day! Definitely go and hear the afro-cuban rhythms. The musicians are entrancing, high intensity and wonderful to watch. The rumba dancing is also a sight to see - I think I will have some lessons before... More 

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Washington, DC
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016

Our guide talked our way into what was apparently a closed museum, offering an interesting history of the mix of religions in the eastern end of the island. While there isn't much to see, it is worth a visit for historical reasons. It is a bit out of the way but in a pleasant neighborhood. Good for history buffs.

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London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

I've been there once and I wish I could go again. Live rumba was spectacular - everyone dancing: children, old people, tourists, locals. Great atmosphere!!! The bar is very small with limited choice but they have rum, beer and some soft drinks. Fantastic night!

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Thank mgdfit
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2015

Visited one Sunday afternoon for performance of the steel band of Coribe. Cuba's premier steel band. Truely fantastic live music, following displays of Guaguanco rumba in to the evening and later.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2015

Perfect place to learn about Cuba's eastern religious and cultural heritage. We had a guided visit with an anthropologist that taught us many interesting things about the city and its history.

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