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Presidio Modelo, Nueva Gerona

(3.2/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
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  • Known to have had as "guests" for a few months the then young Fidel and the even younger Raul, is a prison impressive me reminded, because of barbed punctuated regularly by guard towers, a Nazi concentration camp, even without the same horrors. I would certainly recommend the presence of the guide explaining (Spanish only but more than understandable) the direction of the Museum and the five properties in imprisonment, the infirmary, the room of Fidel's imprisonment, the canteen. In short, a dip in a recent past that should not be missed on Isla
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  • History comes alive with a walking tour of this old prison. Museum is very nice to see and shows a lot of history of the men who led various uprisings in Cuba. Many artifacts. Can only be reached by m...  more »
  • This is the huge prison built in 1926 where Fidel Castro, his brother Raul and other revolutionaries were imprisoned after their failed attempt to overthrow Bautista's government in 1953. They were co...  more »

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