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Revolution Plaza (Plaza De La Revolucion)

Upper Vedado, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Touring Santiago De Cuba

We visited this amazing monument when touring Santiago De Cuba. It was explained to us that it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gary150769
via mobile
A place of contrasts.

We visited on a Saturday, and found at one side of the park/plaza, children were happily playing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tenorman41
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Upper Vedado, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 8 October 2017

searching to know more about the history of cuba this is one of the must see place, took a visit on one of those bicytaxi...wow

Thank gisi1210
Reviewed 10 September 2017

stunning monuments and the history of the square was fasanationing. A lot of steps to climb it you want to go to the top but if was not a must.

Thank sanlewis7
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The Plaza is an iconic in the biggest island 🌴. Wide open place. Its a interesting museum there . Is include in our cuba tours adventure excursions .

Thank Pashanga
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Captures some of the Cuban revolution history. Great to step back and take it all in. Can sit and watch Cuba life go by.

Thank kcwalksja
Reviewed 15 July 2017

In Revolution Plaza we saw the statue honoring the hero Antonio Maceo. The equestrian statue with 23 machetes that raise upright represent the March 23, 1878 date when the Cuban fight for independence was renewed after the Protesta de Baraguá. It is considered the most...More

Thank patnjoe2015
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were doing a city tour and stopped to take pictures. A creepy, intimidating feeling was what I felt when visiting the place. Maybe that felling was the purpose of this monument.

Thank Mightymike1966
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were on a People 2 People tour. Basically just slowed down as we drove by this site; just enough to take a few photos through the window. We didn't see anyone walking around the monument, so I think most people just drive by without...More

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Revolution Plaza in Santiago is a 5 minute visit to snap a photo. Although, the site offers deep meaning. The equestrian figure is of the Major General Antonio Maceo 23 metallic elements similar to machetes, symbolizing the rebel spirit of the Cubans.

Thank troybrost
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Zach M
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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!
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