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El Chorro de Maita Museum, Holguin

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Learn about local aboriginal culture at El Chorro de Maita Museum. The 16th-century cemetery museum showcases the remains of 62 preserved human skeletons as well as that of a dog. You can learn about local indigenous life through dance performances depicting native rituals. The graveyard remains the same as when it was discovered, adding to its authenticity. Go to the nearby mock village to deepen your knowledge about the lives of the area's indigenous inhabitants. Life-sized sculptures portray the locals going about their everyday business. Use our Holguin vacation trip planner to arrange your visit to El Chorro de Maita Museum and other attractions in Holguin.
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  • This archaeological site is a sign of the existence of Aboriginal people in the province of Holguín. On this site are recreated many of their customs, utensils and lifestyles. Very interesting visit.
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  • An interesting find. Our guide Louis translated from Spanish to English everything the staff guide relayed about the burial site. There was a 5cuc fee for bringing in your camera and taking pictures.  more »
  • You can learn a lot from the indijena of Cuba and local culture, has a very nice chou, with very well made statues.
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