Central Cuba Sights

Palacio de Valle

  • Av. 0 y Calle 37 Map It
  • Cienfuegos
  • House/Mansion/Villa
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 08/26/2015

Fodor's Review

The most impressive of Punta Gorda's mansions is the Palacio de Valle, which was built in 1917 by the sugar baron Asisclo del Valle. It's a stunning, sumptuous structure full of ornate relief work, crystal chandeliers, hand-painted tiles, Italian-marble columns, French windows, and carved Cuban hardwoods. Though the mansion's design is eclectic, its foremost inspiration was the Alhambra—the Moorish palace in southern Spain. It now houses the city's best restaurant on the ground floor and a rooftop bar that's the perfect spot from which to watch the sun set.

Sight Information

Address:

Av. 0 y Calle 37, Cienfuegos, Cienfuegos, 55100, Cuba

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Phone:

/4355–1003

Sight Details:

  • CUC$1
  • Daily 10–10

Published 08/26/2015

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