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Presidio Modelo, Nueva Gerona

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#36 of 74 in Museums in Cuba
Specialty Museum Museum
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  • The presidio was meant to be a the latest thing in confinement when it was finished in 1931. Instead of a model prison, it soon became infamous for unprecedented levels of corruption and cruelty. Fide...  more »
  • 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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  • Historic place that was for many years a jail. Even this place came the Nazi concentration camps, there were Japanese and Jews.
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