Fodor's Expert Review Plaza de la Vigía

Matanzas Plaza/Square

A little overwhelmed by passing traffic, this landmark square is the cultural hub of Matanzas, with the Matanzas Provincial Museum on one corner and the magnificent, neoclassical Sauto Theater (currently closed for restoration) taking up a whole side. In the middle of the square is the marble statue of an anonymous independence fighter known as El Soldado Desconocido (The Unknown Soldier). A couple of cafés face the theater and there's a modern art gallery (free) to browse.

Plaza/Square Historical

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Calle 272 y Calle 83
Matanzas, Matanzas Province  20100, Cuba

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