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Mausoleo del Che Guevara

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Great, quiet place

Amazing mausoleum, from outside and from inside. Inside also a museum with Che's story and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
urosdernovsek
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Celje, Slovenia
Fantastic memorial

We had a great time learning about Che and seeing his photos and items on display. A highlight was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Georgia_RG
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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Santa Clara, Santa Clara 50100, Cuba
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank urosdernovsek
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time learning about Che and seeing his photos and items on display. A highlight was the beautiful sculptures of those who lost their lives, including Che. We really liked the statue outside too.

Thank Georgia_RG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the mausoleum on a day trip from Varadero to Santa Clara, Trinidad and Cienfuegos. It was good to learn about Che and mausoleum worth a visit to see the various heroes buried there and the eternal flame.

Thank Melinda A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It goes without saying that you have to visit the mausoleum if you have even the slightest knowledge of or interest in Cuba's recent history. I felt rushed in the actual mausoleum, but it's no different from similar places in the world, such as Lenin's...More

Thank HarveyCapeTown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

an amazing memorial to Che Guevara at Santa Clara, there is a free entrance to the museum where various items belonging to this hero are exposed, together with some historical reminders through photographs which tries to take us through this incredible man's journey to freedom...More

Thank Rabah I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outdoor you have the monument for Ché with some text from Fidel and the statue of Ché. Inside (under the monument) you have a small museum picturing the live of Ché, with different memorabilia from him, including pictures. One of the better structured musem of...More

Thank Daniel19721972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read about Che for some time, this was the highlight of my visit to Santa Clara. You will definitely see the traces of the Revolutionary era. The statue is well maintained. Museum allows no bag/phone/camera (1 CUC admission). the museum is not as grand...More

Thank yumm2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum itself can be considered interesting and contains a lot of personal object that belonged to Che. The memorial, on the other hand, is rather dull. I have never been a fan of Communism and Communist Regimes but they intertwined so much with the...More

Thank Marco S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the 1961 Bay of Pigs Museum in Playa Girón it seemed a natural corollary to venture on to the ‘Che’ Guevara Mausoleum, especially as we were planning to head to the city of Cienfuegos (roughly in the general direction of Santa Clara). The...More

Thank Funambulator
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's an odd combination of the modest and the over-wrought in this mausoleum. The room where the ashes of Che and the people who died with him are interred is quiet and moving with wood, water and greenery to remind you of the jungle where...More

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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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