Central Cuba Sights

Casa Natal de Ignacio Agramonte

  • Av. Ignacio Agramonte 59 Map It
  • Camagüey
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 08/26/2015

Fodor's Review

This yellow colonial building with a high wooden balcony was probably one of the tallest structures in town when Ignacio Agramonte was born to a wealthy ranching family here in 1841. Agramonte grew to become a general in the Ten Years War. When he was killed in battle in 1873, popular acclamation elevated him to the rank of hero. Though only half of the original house remains, it has been restored and converted into a museum. Its courtyard has a tinajón in every corner, and upstairs rooms are furnished with period pieces or filled with displays about the wars for independence.

Sight Information


Av. Ignacio Agramonte 59, Camagüey, Camagüey, 70100, Cuba

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Sight Details:

  • CUC$2
  • Tues.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 8–noon

Published 08/26/2015


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