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Bit hard to climb but satisfying view

View was fantastic of Holguin city especially at night. Kids 7&10 beat us up 458 large steps... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Burlington, Canada
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Terrific View

I've been here twice - once on the full day Holguin tour that includes the train and this time on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine W
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

View was fantastic of Holguin city especially at night. Kids 7&10 beat us up 458 large steps. Restaurant a little further up road on top of hill was good too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tooch99
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here twice - once on the full day Holguin tour that includes the train and this time on the Expresss half day tour. Terrific view of Holguin and surrounding mountains.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christine W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our last day at a resort in Cuba ended with a 9pm flight home, so to take advantage of our last day after checking out for noon we decided to tour the city which included the Hill of the Cross as the first stop. The...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good views for photos two cafes one with live band. gift stalls the locals want to talk to you and ask for a pasco but just say no and they are ok.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank john o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of a day trip to Holguin, the view from the top is SPECTACULAR. If you have the opportunity to go up there, don't pass it up...Holguin is Cuba's third largest city and you get a prime view of Cuban-urban sprawl!!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CubaScot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Day trip to city, first stop at the cross, very small cross, approx 6 ft tall and in need of a paint. Surrounded by tatty tourist stalls a view point of the city is ok but run down, small look out tower no historical interest,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Philip W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Part of travelling to Cuba is to see the culture and historical landmarks. This is a must see. Your tour guide will explain the religious background and significance of The Hill of The Cross to the Cuban people. The view of the city of Holguin...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Jason76349
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

This point is a must visit. You can see all over Holguin. Normally included on coach trips or days out in the American cars from your hotels. You go through the poor district to get here, although Cuba is beautiful there are some really poor...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LesleyD_11
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

438 steps take you to the most exhilarating view over Holguin. Don’t worry if you don’t want to climb all the steps, you can also drive up there. Wonderful view over Holguin awaits you plus a couple of small drinks bars. There are a couple...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mstribli
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing place and an achievement to climb, but be aware that some locals follow and chat to you all the way up. At the top, they ask for money and clothes. This does put a damper on the whole experience. Don't let this put...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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February 18, 2018|
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Response from YULTravellers | Reviewed this property |
upstairs no don't expect anything fancy, water beer and pops!
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December 30, 2016|
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Response from CaminoTraveller | Reviewed this property |
3 CUC 5 CUC round-trip if you take a regular taxi (no máquina oldtimer taxi) from Parque Calixto Garcia Recommend to walk along Maceo to the end and walk up to the cross Especially for sunset A lot of Holguineros do their... More
May 31, 2016|
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Response from Selva S | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure may be 15peso for a person we toot a taxi for the day and a guide with it and they took as to three places and cost family of five 100 peso and we have amazing time for the day .