Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Eastern Cuba Sights

Parque Céspedes

  • Plaza/Square/Piazza

Fodor's Review

The main plaza, Parque Céspedes, is the best place to experience Manzanillo's unique sense of style. It's dominated by a central bandstand, with colorful, intricately painted tiles and a domed top. Many of the fine buildings surrounding the plaza are Moorish-inspired. You'll also find a café, an art gallery, shops, and the Casa de la Cultura, which has art exhibits, live-music shows, and other cultural events.

The Museo Histórico Municipal has displays

on local history and popular culture. One exhibit is dedicated to Taty Labernia, who was so famous for her renditions of boleros (traditional Cuban songs descended from troubadour ballads) that they called her La Reina del Bolero (The Queen of the Bolero). Calle Bartolomé Masó, Manzanillo, Granma. No phone. 1 cuc. Tues.–Sat. 9–5.

Read More

Advertisement

What's Nearby

  • Hotels
  • Sights

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

Advertisement