Eastern Cuba Sights

Fuerte Matachín

  • Calle Martí y El Malecón Map It
  • Baracoa

Published 08/26/2015

Fodor's Review

One of Baracoa's three fortresses, Fuerte Matachín, was completed in 1802. Today it houses the Museo Histórico Matachín, whose displays discuss the city's history, including its Taíno roots. There are examples of Taíno pottery, sculpture, and other artifacts; exhibits on famous citizens; and displays explaining the community's role in the wars for independence and the Revolution.

Sight Information


Calle Martí y El Malecón, Baracoa, Guantánamo, 97310, Cuba

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Sight Details:

  • CUC$1
  • Daily 8–noon and 2–6

Published 08/26/2015


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