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Revolution Plaza, Havana

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Visit the great public expanse of Revolution Plaza, which provides the Cuban government with a base of operations and doubles as a site for large-scale political rallies and state speeches. Observe the giant steel depictions of Che Guevara and fellow guerillero, Camilo Cienfuegos, which adorn the facades of the governmental buildings. Gaze up at the towering 109 m (358 ft) star-shaped memorial, dedicated to national hero Jose Marti. Bring a camera to capture the square's architecture, as well as the beautiful examples of 1950s American cars waiting to whisk you off into the city. Put Revolution Plaza on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Havana holiday planner.
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  • This immense sun-bathed and somewhat anonymous square with the monument to Jose Marti and the iconic umage of Fidel, just a brief walk from the center of Vedado, (the "new" Havana), is not particularl...  more »
  • Place emblematic of Cuba that it needs to go. Close has a tower which I do not remember the name which has a very good paronamica. Be careful because there are several places near Government and not allowed pictures take you to these places, but not you you're taking proper photos to these (step I) you called attention
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  • In the playa de la revolution, we could delight in a great lobster served with black beans and rice with Earle
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  • A must-do in Havana. This is the square where Fidel gave his biggest speeches. The scope of the plaza is astounding. Be careful when taking pictures up close of the buildings. The police do not like it.
  • Plaza de la Revolución -- Havana's parade square. It has been said the a million people have squeezed into this place to hear Castro speak. It's about as exciting as a parking lot.
  • Construction of the square, originally called Plaza Civica, & José Martí monument 18m commenced during the presidency of Batista. completed in 1959. an elevator allows access the top of the tower 109m
  • An interesting location with real historical significance.
  • A good place to check out but not too much to see though