Parque John Lennon, Havana

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Beatles fans won't want to miss Parque John Lennon, where a monument of the iconic musician sits on a bench. John Lennon enjoyed a legacy of adoration from the Cuban public, despite the country's ban on the Beatles during the 1960s and 70s. In 2000, Fidel Castro himself unveiled the monument, sculpted by Cuban artist José Villa Soberón and marking the 20th anniversary of Lennon's assassination in New York City. The inscription underneath cites lines from Lennon's beloved ode to peace, "Imagine," in both English and Spanish. Make Parque John Lennon a part of your Havana vacation plans using our Havana trip generator.
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  • This garden dedicated to John Lennon has no other interest than the very living statue of John, sitting on a bench. Tourists come to be photographed at his side.
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  • This is a nondescript park - like many in Havana. The only draw is the statue of John Lennon. There is an attendant nearby whose only job is to make sure he has his glasses on. Good for a quick snapsh...  more »
  • My sister-in-law LOVES John Lennon, so I went out of my way just for a photo op...one of just the sculpture and one with me! Yes, you must wait for his glasses to be fitted on!  more »