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Beautiful Church with Amazing Ceiling

We toured this woth a guide named Lazarus. He was excellent - really know the church history and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Suzy R
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Cape Coral, Florida
Golden altar

This is the cathedral in the little town of Remedios, a few miles from the North coast midway along... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SevenoaksSinjun
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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All reviews beautiful church old church virgin mary gold leaf town square cigar shop take pictures san juan bautista lots of history no flash wooden ceiling the real cuba golden altar piece of history city tour day trip great place to visit
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We toured this woth a guide named Lazarus. He was excellent - really know the church history and architecture. He was funny and informative. The ceiling is an upside down 16th century wood ship - amazing to see.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Suzy R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the cathedral in the little town of Remedios, a few miles from the North coast midway along the island. Quite attractive from the outside on the main square. Inside you'll get the usual cathedral relics and icons, but the difference is that in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unique statues and wonderful history in this cathedral. The statue of the Virgin Mary is shown as being pregnant and dancing the salsa.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PJWiliams68
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Beautiful church, with a huge gilt altar. Lots of history with very knowledgable guide who can handle any questions in English, French or Spanish.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KimH204
Reviewed February 27, 2019

This small church in the heart of Remedios is worth checking out. It was declared a national monument in 1949. Ask for a tour from one of the volunteers in order to get interesting information about its history, alter and artwork. A few points: the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

Nice little church to visit. Inside you have the only statue of Marie in the world while pregnant (from the info givem by the locals) the church itself if impressive with it s celling dating from the construction and with the massive hotel where the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Part of our tour. Church representatives can give information English and French as well regarding history of church. Nice place to visit in Remedios

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Was a wonderful trip to this city that was founded in the 16th century! Got to interact with the locals of the city. Enjoyed their company, culture and the stories. Enjoyed our taxi ride around the city. Had a great lunch at one of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank slic2016
Reviewed December 15, 2018

Nice church with a nice roof with the Tulipan's in the holden roof. Also the statute of Maria in this Church is very special

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

I've traveled to Cuba in February 2018 for two weeks along with my three friends. We've visited a total of 7 different B&B's (Casa particular), all of which were nice, but EL CRISTAL on ALEJANDRO DEL RIO #20 in REMEDIOS beat them all by far....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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TravelBeginner777
December 28, 2017|
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Response from 55marja | Reviewed this property |
If you are flying with Sunwing they usually sell tours en route to Cuba. There are also a few tour operators rep at the hotel. We brought toiletries ( toothpaste, toothbrush, cheap make up) and they were very appreciative.
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carleysherling2
August 17, 2017|
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Response from LuAnne33 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry..you are asking a fellow traveller..I am not sure if they have a web site or not....or to whom you could ask your question...I am sure you can drop off school supplies...I take them each year and leave them with... More
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August 2, 2017|
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Response from Dzany N | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. Most hotels would have rentals. Just make sure you read the fine print carefully. Otherwise there is a group tour that doesn't cost much and will drive you everywhere.
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