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El Chorro de Maita Museum

| Guardalavaca, Holguin, Cuba
+53 24 30421
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Small with little details

I was slightly disappointed by my trip - although to be fair, there were doing a lot of maintenance... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Lucy D
,
London, United Kingdom
A small piece of history

An interesting find. Our guide Louis translated from Spanish to English everything the staff guide... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Mike S
,
London, Ontario, Canada
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| Guardalavaca, Holguin, Cuba
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

I was slightly disappointed by my trip - although to be fair, there were doing a lot of maintenance work at the time of my visit. I just felt as though I walked around and learnt almost nothing!

Thank Lucy D
Reviewed 10 February 2017

An interesting find. Our guide Louis translated from Spanish to English everything the staff guide relayed about the burial site. There was a 5cuc fee for bringing in your camera and taking pictures.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We visited this interesting museum which is a replica burial site from the times of the Taíno indigenous people of Cubaand the nearby replica reproduction/ reinactment of the tribal life prior to arrival of Spanish as part of our escorted organized tour. . The site...More

Thank Srm-nan
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Quite interesting to view but not very exciting, had to pay to enter and tour guide only spoke Spanish, given a card in English. Good if you like this sort of thing

Thank Samrin2401
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is unbelievable - there's loads of skeletons of previous generations -well preserved, it's really a good history lesson!!

Thank JenzManchester
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We were quite surprised when our tour guide stopped by this place. They have found a burial site from the times of the Taíno indigenous people of Cuba. The museum is simple; a square shaped excavated burial site with the skeletons still in place. You...More

Thank pat767
Reviewed 1 June 2016

As an archaeologist I was interested in the burial site, and interested to learn about the original indigenous population. I also thought they'd done quite a good job of reconstructing a "Taino Village" . However I felt so sorry for the young women who were...More

3  Thank 500globe-trotter
Reviewed 26 February 2016

This is the site of an archeological dig of an old cemetery. You see the skeletons and learn the significance of the burial positioning. Artifacts found at the site are also on display.

Thank miss12345
Reviewed 20 February 2016

This is something just to do. It is a neat side trip....you know the saying when in Rome do as the Roman's do....they take you into places where the nice and regular Cuban people live...very interestimg

3  Thank malotsoffun
Reviewed 19 February 2016

grand safari it was great and only cost nighty three cuban pounds each persomo ocean paradise it was a very nice catamaran were we snorkeling and saw the coral reef and lunch was lncledead the lobster was very good price for this trip was sixty...More

1  Thank redlip2014
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