Casa de Diego Velazquez, Santiago de Cuba

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Intricate details carved in dark wood make Casa de Diego Velazquez a desirable destination for visitors interested in learning more about Cuba's rich cultural and artistic heritage. Built between 1516 and 1530, the house remains the oldest building one the island, which once served as the residences of Spanish conqueror and first governor Diego Velazquez. Each room presents a window into the past, featuring French porcelain, Spanish ceramics, and other decorative objects with an obvious Moorish twist. To get the most out of your experience, visit the museum with an English-speaking guide. Use our Santiago de Cuba travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Casa de Diego Velazquez and other attractions in Santiago de Cuba.
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  • Home of Diego Velasquez, first conquistador of Cuba, House of the XVI * century perfectly renovated with furniture, paintings, beautiful ceilings. French speaking guide. Very interesting, view the on-site visit.
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  • Behind the beautiful 16th c. house of the city founder containing lots of interesting furniture and artefacts lies another 18th-19th c. one which allows to appreciate how Cuban culture evolved -knowin...  more »
  • The rooms are laid out beautifully with antique furniture. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the home's history, including the artifacts displayed. Appreciated the visit so view the long Spanish ...  more »
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  • Very interesting. It is worth. Fantastic and historically a House a jewel. We had a guide (of the House) who explained everything in a way consistent and professionally. Really interesting. Worth a look in.
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  • Very nice
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  • I lived 3 blocks from hay.como strange to cuba 🔴🔵⚪
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