We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Revolution Plaza (Plaza De La Revolucion)

Upper Vedado, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Santiago de Cuba,Cuba is Beautiful

The people of Cuba are wonderful, they're happy, musical, extremely friendly. It's a VERY safe... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Eunice B
,
Reno, Nevada
Machetes and a Horseman!

Santiago was a port-of-call on a Holiday cruise. One of the stops on an orientation tour was the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eddiemack
,
Pompano Beach, Florida
Read all 388 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good45%
  • Average26%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
LOCATION
Upper Vedado, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
CONTACT
Website
Write a ReviewReviews (388)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The people of Cuba are wonderful, they're happy, musical, extremely friendly. It's a VERY safe place to travel. Santiago de Cuba has a lot to see there along with the Revolution Plaza. It has the beautiful old fort, which is so interesting to walk thru....More

Thank Eunice B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Santiago was a port-of-call on a Holiday cruise. One of the stops on an orientation tour was the monument at Revolution Square. Antonio Maceo was a heroic guerilla leader and second-in-command of the Cuban army in the Spanish-American War. The monument is unique because of...More

Thank Eddiemack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is not much to see on this big square, apart from the oversized monument with massive blades sticking out of the ground.

Thank Krzysztof D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide explained us the history of Macéo and the meaning of the machetes standing there. Construction of the place and its meaning

Thank YULTravellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at the square as part of a tour of Santiago de Cuba. There are a few monuments to look at. There is a nice view of the city from this stop. There was an event going on in the field across from the...More

Thank Manoau2002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very evocative memorial to the Revolution. The Equestrian statue is well executed and imposing and the spiky sculpture represents the machetes used by the guerrillas who joined the fray.

Thank milliesmum2016
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Santiago as a city has a long history in various revolutions and Revolutionary ideas. Why not have a plaza to idealize the theme. Of course the initial thought is the 1959 Revolution, but the war against Spain started here, lasted more than 10 years and...More

Thank ESMotteram
Reviewed 25 November 2017

A really cool monument to check out, just huge and so much history behind it especially with the big straight bars.

Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this amazing monument when touring Santiago De Cuba. It was explained to us that it was a memorial to all those who had died in the revolution, the straight bars represents the machetes that they fought with. It is well worth a visit.

Thank Gary150769
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday, and found at one side of the park/plaza, children were happily playing football. On the opposite side was the imposing statue of Antonia Maceo on his horse, with 23 large steel machetes representing the number of his wounds. Meanwhile through...More

Thank Tenorman41
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 321 hotels in Cuba
Melia Santiago de Cuba
1,337 reviews
1.43 km away
Hotel Rex
52 reviews
1.57 km away
Villa Gaviota Santiago de Cuba
38 reviews
1.76 km away
Islazul Hotel San Juan
89 reviews
1.98 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bendita Farandula
77 reviews
1.56 km away
El Barracon
74 reviews
1.59 km away
The Gourmet
24 reviews
1.03 km away
Ristorante Italiano la Dolce Vita
10 reviews
1.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Santa Ifigenia Cemetery
527 reviews
2.47 km away
Cespedes Park
395 reviews
2.38 km away
Moncada Barracks
385 reviews
1.47 km away
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption
213 reviews
2.39 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Zach M
1 May 2017|
Answer
Response from Kumi M | Reviewed this property |
Do you mean from the city center? The Plaza is *in* Santiago de Cuba. It's at the entrance to the city! I don't recall the price of the taxi. Hopefully someone else can help!
0
Votes