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Mausoleo del Che Guevara

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Address: Santa Clara, Santa Clara 50100, Cuba
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+53 42 205878
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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This was an intimate memorial to Che and his comrades who were part of the resistance. There is also an interesting and small museum attached with a variety of Che's personal... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an intimate memorial to Che and his comrades who were part of the resistance. There is also an interesting and small museum attached with a variety of Che's personal belongings and diary extracts which are worth seeing. Could visit and see within two hours.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Next to the statue (which is quite impressive by itself) also visit the mausoleo beneath. It's quiet and serene and really makes you realise what Che did for his country.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exterior is much better than the interior (museum). Epic statue making Che seem god-like, even though he was far from it. Great Soviet-style edifice, filled with irony. Worth the visit.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A massive statue, a small tomb and a small museum with interesting photos. Spent an interested 30 minutes in the museum.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has some historical items, weapons, etc. But we expected much more considering the impact he had on Cuba.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This turned out to be quite a memorial to Che. It is one of the most important monuments in Cub. There were several soldiers guarding the expansive property. We could only take photos on the outside. This is one of the main attractions in Santa Clara.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our trip to the Mausoleum, it was very busy but really interesting - you can't quite believe its a mausoleum as it feels a bit fake but the history was great. If you take your camera you will not be allowed inside so make sure you have someone who can hold it for you.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This impressive monument honors Che, the professional revolutionary. A small interior museum exhibits items, photos, and tells the story of his life (and death).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

My wife and I are amazed by the impact Eduardo Che Guevara had on Cuba despite only being there for a few years. After he became bored with being in government, Che left to become involved in more revolutions in other countries. He was finally captured in Bolivia and murdered by the CIA in 1967. His remains were repatriated to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

As I was to small to understand when this all happened, I read a lot about Cuba before I went to visit. It is a very interesting site. If you are interested in history.

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