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Western Cuba Sights

Mural de la Prehistoria

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Fodor's Review

At Dos Hermanas Mogote, Diego Rivera disciple Leovigildo González (or the 25 farmers he directed) painted the immense Mural de la Prehistoria—200 x 300 meters (660 x 990 feet)—between 1959 and 1962. Commissioned by Fidel Castro, the painting depicts the evolutionary process in the Sierra de los Órganos. The on-site restaurant serves a roast pig dish that's worth the trip on its own.

Sight Information

Address:

5 km (3 mi) west of Viñales, Valle de Viñales, Pinar del Río, Cuba

Phone:

48-79–6260

Sight Details:

  • 1 convertible peso
  • Daily 9–5

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