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Che Guevara Mausoleum, Santa Clara
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Visit the hallowed site of Che Guevara Mausoleum, which stands where the last battle of the Cuban Revolution was fought, and where the celebrated revolutionary's remains now rest after their arrival from Bolivia in 1997. Observe Guevara's life told through various sculpted tableaus, depicting his beginnings in Guatemala, and in consultation with Castro. The museum offers even more about this highly revered and iconic hero; you will be required to deposit bags in lockers on entry. With our custom trip planner, Santa Clara attractions like Che Guevara Mausoleum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We are walking from the city centre to the mausoleum. In between it is addressed by many horse cart whether you don't want, but even if it is, there are max. You must have seen the mausoleum. It is closely linked to the history of Cuba.
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  • The visit of the mausoleum and the statue are worth visiting. This tour is moving without counting the small Museum adjacent to the site. Just know that it is forbidden to enter with the bags, just drop them in the cloakroom of the building in the parking lot.
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  • This visit to the mausoleum of Ernesto Che Guevara is a must to do in Cuba to understand the life of this revolutionary and the Cuban revolution. Too bad we can not take pictures inside.
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  • Where: Che Guevara Mausoleum - Santa Clara, Cuba What: A monument and kind of museum for Che How was it: We wanted to visit this place because we only hear great things of Che but rarely have the opportunity to visit a historical site. Especially when you are on the Cayo, which is approx 1h30 from Santa Clara. We did that trip 2x, once when we were heading to the resort (luckily we were the first off the bus) and the other time to visit the city. It was raining one day and we decided to take a taxi. The problem is that we took it too late in the day and we arrived at this location with 15-20 minutes to spare. They are very protective (understandably) so they don't allow you to bring cameras or bags. It was free to enter but we barely got to visit as they rushed us out of the museum. We spent more time on the memorial part, which is kind of a inside cemetery with small waterfall. It felt very zen there. Then we spent some time taking pictures of the statue outside. Check us out on Facebook, we have more pictures there. Grade: Eli = 2, Serge = 4 Recommend: Well, it's a nice thing to do, just expensive and lengthy drive from the Cayo. We recommend you go with a plan, get a taxi and spend the day around. That's what we would do, should we have to redo it.
  • This was the last part of the Journey in Trinidad. It was well worth it. We all love Che Guevara. Salute to the Marxist Rebel. Lovely display of the historic aspect of Che life
  • Was great to learn about history Dont go on raining day as staff will not let.you inside museum
  • Quite an interesting place. Don't forget to get inside for a memorable view of the mausoleum and a free visit of the museum
  • Good historical site. Large Soviet-Esque plaza.