Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, Santiago de Cuba
(4.5/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
Pay your respects to the Cuban national hero Jose Marti and other prominent historical figures at Cementerio Santa Ifigenia. The large granite and marble tombs grab your attention in the thoughfully laid-out grounds, including a towering 24 m (79 ft) mausoleum holding the ashes of Marti. Hire a guide to walk you through the history of some of the illustrious people laid to rest here. Note the fee for taking photos. Use our Santiago de Cuba itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Cementerio Santa Ifigenia and other attractions in Santiago de Cuba.
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  • We paid a guide inside the Cemetery and it was well worth it.We learn so much from her regarding Cuban history.Such as the 26th of July movement and about revolution members who are buried here.Its de...  more »
  • I loved visiting this cemetery. It is very nice, clean and organized. It is worth hiring one of the girls that are at the entrance who know many stories of this cemetery and the visit is more entertaining and with good information. At the end is given to girl which one deems deserving.
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  • Definitely it is worth visiting. It is only half and hour walk from the downtown area and it is a really nice walk to get here which will show you another Santiago de Cuba that you had not seen, the p...  more »
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  • The burial place of famous and well-known as Marty whose mummified body was buried here
  • Memorial / Cemetery - worth a visit, including graves of Bacardi and various personalities, daily honor parade of Cuban military
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  • Interesting and beautiful cemetery. The main object of the mausoleum. Worth seeing the changing of the guard.
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