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Monument to Jose Marti

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Address: 41 Paseo | Plaza de la Revolución, Havana 10600, Cuba
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Go to the TOP, tallest spot in Havana

Have a guide take you and tell you the history of this Plaza de la Revolucion. You will see the iconic depictions of Che' Guevara, the Monument to Jose Marti, and the face of... read more

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Have a guide take you and tell you the history of this Plaza de la Revolucion. You will see the iconic depictions of Che' Guevara, the Monument to Jose Marti, and the face of Cuba, Fidel Castro on the sides of government buildings. Go to the top of the monument, it's a fee and an elevator ride (unfortunately closed when... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everyone goes to the Plaza de la Revolución to take the photo of Che Guevara on the side of the Ministry of the Interior Building. Across the Plaza is a tall monument to Jose Marti, one of the main figures in Cuba's independence movement. Although undoubtedly significant, it's not worth much more than a passing look if you don't have... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is really the place to learn & understand how Cuba evolved. It is full of facts & stories of the historical struggles. The view from the top of the monument is great. You can see the massive Christopher Columbus Cemetery & lots more of historical sites. Wonderful views!

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Thank BixieB
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This grand monument completed in 1958 to the father of Cuban independence is ignored by tourists at the Plaza de la Revolucion. Everyone flocks to the Camilo Cienfuegos & Che Guevara on the building faces. Take the time to visit the museum and understand there was a Revolution of Independence from Spain long before the present Revolution.

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Thank aliweb
Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Obviously one of the main stops for the vintage car tour set! Where Fidel would speak to the people and everything was made to stop so he had your undivided attention as we were told.

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Thank John D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can pay 1 peso to look around and 3 to go up in the lift to see the views. It's got great views of the whole city from the top and a bonus is it's air conditioned!

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Thank Moton2
Reno, Nevada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are on any sort of tour you will come to this place. It is not the monument so much as the huge plaza that sort of double as a parking lot and a place for classic cars to wait for tourists to take pictures of them or for them to used as taxis.

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Thank Brad L
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a terrific monument we were really surprised at the magnitude of it. It really is something to see and experience. The whole plaza de la Revolución is something to witness.

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Thank James S
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Considered and revered by Cubans as the person who made their eventual "freedom" possible, the monument to Jose Marti has pride of place in Revolution Square. It is a fitting symbol of their struggle and is surrounded by buildings bearing Fidel castroi and Che Guevarra. A must visit location in Havana....

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Thank Noel W
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is where the Revolution took place and this is where the Cubans heart is when they speak reverently about their political heroes

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