Eastern Cuba Sights

Plaza de Dolores

  • Calvario at Francisco Vicente Aguilera Map It
  • Santiago de Cuba
  • Plaza/Square/Piazza

Fodor's Review

Four blocks from Parque Céspedes, this long plaza—the city's former marketplace—is ringed with cafés, open-air restaurants, and 18th-century homes with noteworthy wooden balconies. It takes its name from the church overlooking its eastern end, the Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores, which was renovated and turned into a concert hall. Several of the trees here were felled by Hurricane Sandy in 2012; it will be several years before the new plantings grow back.

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Calvario at Francisco Vicente Aguilera, Santiago de Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, 90100, Cuba

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