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A delightful statue.

Yes, it's just a statue but once the symbols are explained, it makes more sense. It shows Che in a... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2019
part of the Che experience

Impossible to say more than that it formed part of several visits to sights in Santa Clara, Che's... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2019
Angela K
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

Yes, it's just a statue but once the symbols are explained, it makes more sense. It shows Che in a new light

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rama1
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Impossible to say more than that it formed part of several visits to sights in Santa Clara, Che's legacy being the main reason to come here.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Angela K
Reviewed January 22, 2019

The statue of Che holding a Child is very symbolic; the child whose fixtures denotes mixed race, represents the future of new generations, the inter-relationships of people of different races. Che was very much aware of the segregation and discrimination that people of mixed races...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

This is a must see. Its not very big which makes it great to see all the hidden gems in this statue!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lisa F
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Well worth the short walk from the Tren Blindado monument. This is a small life size statue rather that the very large one surmounting the Che Mausoleum...much more intimate and covered in interesting details. You will get much more out of your viewing if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Terry M
Reviewed October 27, 2018

It is great experience to see this statue in life and the details of the statue is great. The surrounding seems in an ordinary place and not a lot of tourists so you can take photos.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gaogo
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Just 1 statue, not worth for making a detour only for this. In the background only a copy of the signature of Ché.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel19721972
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Interesting if someone tells you the story behind all the small symbols on the statue. Its located on the way from Tren Blindado to Loma del Capiro

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cobraleif
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

I love the Che statue, his eyes gazing forward to a hopeful future while many tribulations are discernable around his body.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

We stopped here on our way to the Armoured Train in Santa Clara. Unfortunately our guide did not explain (know?) the significance of all the intricate detail, but, even so, it would not have been worth a detour

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Niall F
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Response from thsmith1 | Reviewed this property |
The child on the goat is a reference to Che's childhood and him riding away from the safety and security of his family in Argentina into parts unknown.