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Casa de La Trova

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
+53 22 652689
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Tradition and culture

Thebest place to have a lovely night with traditional cuba music and dancer, is always full of... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2016
Ernesto_Paraglider
Cuba gone folk and fun!

There are several Casa de la Trova around Cuba, but this one is by far the best one you can land on... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2016
Jean G
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“cuban music” (6 reviews)
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Reviewed 22 April 2016

Thebest place to have a lovely night with traditional cuba music and dancer, is always full of poeple you have to arribe around 9 to get a table.

Thank Ernesto_Paraglider
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Reviewed 9 April 2016

There are several Casa de la Trova around Cuba, but this one is by far the best one you can land on if you are actually wanting to really dive in to what traditional music and dance is all about in Cuba. It's the one...More

1  Thank Jean G
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

Two couples from our group broke off on a Saturday night to visit this place; it was recommended by our guide. We paid 5 CUC to get and were the only four people sitting in an empty room--ugh! It was 9:00 pm and we were...More

1  Thank gefilte63
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Reviewed 7 March 2016

During the afternoon and early evening, you can hear traditional music, ballads, and see the instruments and talk to the musicians, in a quiet setting, with a bit of dancing and interaction. It's great! Upstairs at night can be a bit more exuberant with louder...More

2  Thank Joni E
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

the bands and the people are very good but the icing of the cake was the couple Ebano Asdrubal and Maye they are genuine dancers of traditional Son,and his Tornillos trdae mark step of Son is out of these world.Mojitos could be better defenite not...More

Thank AnaGrethel
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

We went late every night to this friendly music club we were staying in Trinidad. Very simple, the music was always excellent and the dancing fabulous. We met some great people who welcomed us like long lost friends. Of special note was Felix Cintra, a...More

Thank Labuenavida004
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

If like me you love Son (the precursor to salsa) then this is the place to hear it played live by musicians who have lived through many changing time

Thank Sara W
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Reviewed 1 December 2015

We spent three weeks in Cuba, and visiting the Casa de La Trova in Santiago de Cuba was the worst experience we had. Made only to elicit money from naive tourists, which in the end is nothing wrong. What had happened to us was this!...More

2  Thank IndiS123
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

A little touristy but also a good mix of cubans - good music and lots of dancing and fun. Relaxed informal atmosphere. A good place to sit and watch in the day and dance at night.

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Reviewed 26 November 2015

If you like Cuban music and the rhythms of the island a visit to Casa de La Trova is must. Casa de La Trova is one of the great historical music cafes of the Cuban music tradition. The origins was musicians known as Trovadores roamed...More

Thank Dev K
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Response from IndiS123 | Reviewed this property |
As I have written in my review, we where in the Casa de La Trova only couple of minutes, because there was no live music. The entrance price was 5cuc, but it depends on the time of the day you visit it (I think from 2cuc... More
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