Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, Santiago de Cuba

Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 320+ 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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  • Site moving and impressive to miss. Many great names of Cuban history are buried in this cemetery. All the monuments and the alleys are an immaculate white marble. Do not miss the changing of the guard in front of the shrine dedicated to José Martí.
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  • Interesting place full of history and tradition. Do take a guide to understand way more of the processes and the important people at Santa Ifigenia. 
  • A very interesting site is where you learn much of cuba's history, view revels in his sculptures, each half an hour made the changing of the guard from the impressive tomb of José Marti something special thing to see. Bring umbrella and Hat will make you visit more pleasant.
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  • The burial place of famous and well-known as Marty whose mummified body was buried here
  • Interesting and beautiful cemetery. The main object of the mausoleum. Worth seeing the changing of the guard.
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