Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, Santiago de Cuba

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. Add Cementerio Santa Ifigenia to your Santiago de Cuba travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Santiago de Cuba day trip planning app .
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  • In Santiago de Cuba it is essential to carry out this visit, the mausoleum dedicated to José Martí, the tomb of Fidel the tomb of Emilio Bacardí etc.
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  • We visited here when we visited Santiago De Cuba. This is where Fidel Castro is buried. I would highly recommend visiting here just to watch the changing of the guard. Some of the Bacardi family are a...  more »
  • the Santa Ifigenia cemetery visit it two weeks ago, is a site of great historical value of our country.
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  • You have creations that pay homage to Patriots as Francisco Sánchez Hechavarría, Joaquin Castillo Duany, Guillermón Moncada, Saturnino Lora and José Maceo, at Loma del Gato, where this last hero fell mortally wounded. At the request of teachers Santiago became, in addition, one of the first busts of José Martí, and which today is located in the old City Hall.
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  • Unforgettable national monument of Cuba! They offer an excellent guided tour! This place hosts the remains of the main figures of Cuban history: Carlos Manuel De Céspedes, José Martí, Emilio Bacardí, Tomás Estrada Palma, Compay Segundo, Frank country Garcia, Fidel Castro, etc.
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  • Absolutely worth seeing!
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