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Mausoleo del Che Guevara

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Unreal Place

Beautiful structure of Che Guevara. Nice and small museum with some important information about who... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
567yuyuc
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Fascinating!

If you want to know anything about Cuba history, this is a must see. I would have given a Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nolamap
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful structure of Che Guevara. Nice and small museum with some important information about who Che Guevara was. You have to save your bag or belongings before entering the museum.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 567yuyuc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to know anything about Cuba history, this is a must see. I would have given a Very Good except the mausoleum was closed when we were there. I couldn't even find a postcard or picture of it, which was a shame.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nolamap
Reviewed November 3, 2018

It was worth a stop here to learn a little more about one of the key figures in the Cuban Revolution. There are lots of displays worth seeing and reading but be aware that there are nor bags, cameras or even phones allowed into this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BRDman7
Reviewed October 29, 2018

I was in awe of the entire Mausoleum. The immense sculpture of Ernesto Che Guevera at the front. The mausoleum itself was very tranquil, lovely resting place for a hero of his country.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank marakaj
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We arrived there very early in the morning and place our flowers for him. Please note as a foreigner you need show you passport to the guard and ask permission to do anything. Please do try to anything without asking.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Probably one of the highlights of my trip to Cuba. Nothing much else in the town, but definitely worth visiting this monument for a daytrip

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ryleca
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Beautiful place with an adjacent museum (photos and objects belonged to him) and a big plaza with 28 palm trees, 14 from each side (Che's birthday 14/06/28 indication) and a big statue/murals with his quotes/letter/conquest map.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Memorial hold the remains of Che and other soldiers repatriated with his remains; each memorial plaque has a sculpted face of the soldier, gives an idea of age, facial characteristics of each, makes them a little more personal and “real”. Museum has several items of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lorrie S
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

On arrival you can see the statue of Che with huge steps and artificial works surrounding the site. Inside there is a museum of Che which is very interesting to browse and the burial room of Che’s remains. Both the burial room and museum forbids...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank silverbackno1
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Amazing mausoleum, from outside and from inside. Inside also a museum with Che's story and artefacts. Trully recommend to visit.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Sophie_Albanite
October 27, 2016|
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Response from Jackie M | Reviewed this property |
It's a good idea to have a guide as the notices in the museum are only in Spanish but I'm sorry I don't know how to get one as ours were arranged by our tour operator. The only option might be to ask your hotel, they can... More
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Lynda1124
August 11, 2016|
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Response from B1714D | Reviewed this property |
Che museum is in Santa Clara in the middle of the island. From both, Havana and Varadero it's around 3 hrs ride. Going there only for it isn't worth it. I suggest you organize a tour of Santa Clara, Cienfuegos and... More
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maria d
November 15, 2015|
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Response from romagaro | Reviewed this property |
One man's 'Freedom Fighter' is another man's 'Terrorist'! I'm old enough to remember the struggle to overcome the corrupt, mafia backed, Batista regime in Cuba - a struggle in which Che had a leading role. This time on the... More
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misakon764
Tokyo, Japan
day trip to Santa Clara (Mausoleo del Che Guevara) (13 Replies)
Hello, I plan to stay in Cienfuegos for one night and hopefully during the stay I would like to make a short trip to Mausoleo del Che Guevara. Viazul seems to offer only one bus to Santa Clara (15.30->16.50) and no return bus... Is there any way to make this trip besides by Viazul? If taxi can offer the round trip, it may be fine but do they offer such a service? how much will it be..?
May 03, 2018|
Response fromCrazyCanukOntario|
Just go to the bus station and ask the taxi drivers there about taking you to Santa Clara... many will be there waiting for just such an opportunity. The cost should be no more than 60cuc, but you can likely negotiate something less than that. Terry