Marti Park at Remedios, knowing the Cuban people

Marti Park at Remedios, knowing the Cuban people

During your visit to Remedios village in Villa Clara, you will find Marti Park. Due to its location and importance, it is the center of this legendary village. All urban constructions start from this place. You will feel that the buildings around, neoclassical style, will transfer you in time to ancient times. The silhouettes of […]

Mejunje at Santa Clara, a Cuban cultural oasis

Mejunje at Santa Clara, a Cuban cultural oasis

Thirty years has passed and Mejunje is still there, in Marta Abreu street in Santa Clara city . Unconventional is its trump card. It was created on January 26, 1985, as a place for meeting intellectuals friends but later it was became in the cultural heart of this city in central Cuba. This multifaceted cultural […]

¡Hasta siempre comandante!

¡Hasta siempre comandante!

To the entrance of Provincial Committee of Communist Party, where Che planted his command during the assault to Santa Clara’s city, it is erected a sculpture full with symbols as review of Heroic guerrilla fighter’s life from his childhood until guerrilla fight in Bolivia, highlighting his ideals and faith in the future in the boy’s […]

Remedios: Farm with Cuban flavor

Remedios: Farm with Cuban flavor

The walk to this farm begins in horse-drawn carriages. Currently it is possible to make this journey in a motor vehicle for those who prefer it that way. Everything starts at the Hostel Colonial Paradise; from there the visitor is moved to the farm. Upon arrival, the host family will greet you. They host their […]

Casa de la Ciudad Santa Clara, rescuing culture

Casa de la Ciudad Santa Clara, rescuing culture

Located in the historic center of Santa Clara, between Independencia and Juan Bruno Zayas streets we find La Casa de la Ciudad. This is a representative domestic building of the 19th Cuban century. Its construction dates back to 1860. This property possesses great architectural values and constitutes a unique exponent of the domestic architecture in […]

Coffee, Revolution, History … all in one

Coffee, Revolution, History … all in one

At the end of the Boulevard de Santa Clara, on Maceo Street, you will find the Cafe-Revolucion Museum. At first glance, you will think that you are in a state institution. This exceptional establishment is a small private business, and as we say … it has everything. When you enter, you will surely feel confused. […]

Santa Clara: A boulevard with life

Santa Clara: A boulevard with life

We are in the city of Santa Clara. Walking along Independencia street, one of the main streets of the city, we reach the Boulevard. This is a place frequented by all the inhabitants and visitors. We will see around some shops with assorted items. Numerous places offer their specialties of dishes, drinks or ice cream […]

Train museum in Santa Clara

Train museum in Santa Clara

The monument museum of the Armored Train in Santa Clara recalls the Battle led by Che Guevara in 1958 in this city. In this action took place the derailment of an armored train that transported numerous troops and armament of the government of Batista. The detention of this Train is a relevant fact in Cuban […]

Church of Carmen, symbol of Santa Clara’s identity

Church of Carmen, symbol of Santa Clara’s identity

When visiting Santa Clara we will have the opportunity to know its fantastic history. However, it is better see it by our own eyes. The Church of Carmen is one of those places that can tell us something of the past and the present of this place. A bit of history. According to Santa Clara […]

Parque Vidal, a park in Santa Clara’s center

Parque Vidal, a park in Santa Clara’s center

It is not hard to find it. It is located in the heart of the historical center of the city of Santa Clara. Many agree that Vidal Park is one of the main attractions for the visitor. Place chosen for numerous celebrations, public parades and other demonstrations. Currently this park is the cultural and social […]

Capiro, more than a Santa Clara hill

Capiro, more than a Santa Clara hill

Loma del Capiro in Santa Clara, shares its name with a mountain of South America also called Monte Capiro. It is located northeast of the city of Santa Clara. It is the smallest and most westerly of a set consisting of three natural elevations. This place has great geographical and historical value. Its slopes have […]

Che rests in his mausoleum

Che rests in his mausoleum

Do not visit the Mausoleum of Che, is almost not having visited the city of Santa Clara. No matter if you are a history lover or not. It is a visit that goes beyond personal ideologies. It is rather an encounter with the homage of a people to a mythical character, almost a legend. This […]

Santa Clara, ancient and beautiful

Santa Clara, ancient and beautiful

Antiquity and beauty, two features difficult to find at the same time in a city. But Santa Clara is not. It is one of those cities with a colonial past that defies time for its beauty. Santa Clara belongs to the municipality of the same name and is the capital of Villa Clara province. It […]