Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, Santiago de Cuba

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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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  • Couls not miss this cemetary, since it houses Fidel and Jose Marti. Typical blindingly white mausoleums stretching as far as eye could see. Hot even at 10:30 AM. An umbrella would have been good. Comp...  more »
  • We brought a few flowers to the tomb of Fidel Castro is a huge stone on which is written: Fidel. Without giving any space to rhetoric. Simple and impressive.
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  • Even the cemetery helps to understand a people. Here are the tombs of big in Cuba, those awarded with national flag (the father of the country j. Martí, Presidents and heroes of liberation by the Spanish), with two flags, national and revolutionary movement July 26 (Fidel and the fallen of the Revolution), or no flag for civilians (beautiful headstone to Compay Segundo) and one President , T. Estrada Palma, who signed with the United States granting perpetual use of the territories where the Guantanamo base. The tombs of Fidel and Marti are received by a changing of the guard every half hour tourist ...
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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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