Sights & Attractions in Eastern Cuba

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Things to Do in Santiago de Cuba

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Antiguo Cuartel Moncada
On July 26, 1953, Castro and 100 men attempted to storm this former...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites, Memorials / Monuments Santiago de Cuba
 
Balcón de Velázquez
Once used by authorities to monitor boat traffic, today this...
Viewpoints Santiago de Cuba
 
Basilica del Cobre
After a 20 km (12 mi) drive through the countryside northwest...
Religious Sites Santiago de Cuba
 
Calle Padre Pico
The climb up the stone steps to this street will reward you with...
Viewpoints, Promenades / Boardwalks Santiago de Cuba
 
Casa de Don Diego Velázquez
Constructed in 1516, this may well be Cuba's oldest house. Diego...
Museums / Galleries, Architectural Sites Santiago de Cuba
 
Casa Natal de José María Heredia
This Spanish colonial mansion was the birthplace of poet José...
Museums / Galleries, Architectural Sites Santiago de Cuba
 
Castillo del Morro
Sixteen km (10 mi) south of Santiago is the Spanish fortress...
Military Sites Santiago de Cuba
 
Cementerio Santa Ifigenia
This cemetery is home to the majestic mausoleum of the great...
Cemeteries Santiago de Cuba
 
Fábrica de Ron Caney
Cuba's oldest rum distillery, a former Bacardí family enterprise...
Industrial Sites Santiago de Cuba
 
Fábrica de Tabaco César Escalante
If Cubanos are your passion, a trip to this small cigar factory...
Industrial Sites Santiago de Cuba
 
Loma de San Juan
Made famous by Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders, San Juan...
Parks, Military Sites, Memorials / Monuments Santiago de Cuba
 
Museo Bacardí
Cuba's oldest museum was founded in 1899 by Emilio Bacardí Moreau...
Museums / Galleries Santiago de Cuba
 
Museo de Carnaval
The spirit of one of the Caribbean's most vibrant street parties...
Museums / Galleries Santiago de Cuba
 
Museo del Ron
Exhibits here take you through the rum-making process. You'll...
Museums / Galleries Santiago de Cuba
 
Museo Lucha Clandestina
This museum is in a 19th-century building that was once the city's...
Museums / Galleries Santiago de Cuba
 
Parque Céspedes
At times it seems that Santiago's main activity is the curious...
Squares Santiago de Cuba
 
Plaza de la Revolución
Just about every city on the island has a Revolution Square...
Squares Santiago de Cuba
 
Plaza de Marte
For a memorable photo, visit this park at the edge of the Old...
Squares Santiago de Cuba
 
Plaza Dolores
Four blocks from Parque Céspedes, this long, shady plaza—the...
Squares Santiago de Cuba
 
Reparto Vista Alegre
This elegant neighborhood of mansions is a place of historical...
Neighborhoods / Streets Santiago de Cuba
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