Palenque de los Congos Reales, Trinidad

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Fans of Afro-Cuban rumba music should not miss Palenque de los Congos Reales, which showcases a number of performances and dances throughout the day. This outdoor venue incorporates Cuban popular music, salsa, and traditional poetic singing alongside rumba. Head to the bar for an affordably priced drink and let the rhythm take you over. Check the schedule of events ahead of arriving so as to catch the performances of stirring African rhythms alongside rumba drums--plus a troupe of fire-breathing dancers. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Trinidad using our trip planner.
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  • If you want to enjoy a pleasant evening or an afternoon, the Palenque de real howler is the right place. Only a few steps from the main square, in the heart of the historic center of Trinidad, this place has a good gastronomic service in charge of ARTEX S.A. He has received an excellent remodeling that has significantly improved its stage and the bar area, as well as the tables area.
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  • I’d strolled past the Palenque various times and had read about what a great music venue it is in various travel guides but with no performances on it is a stark, uninspiring room. However it comes al...  more »
  • We went there once, took cocktails so bad that we had to return them. No atmosphere, banal music and musicians long to settle down. We tried a 2nd time thinking that the 1st experience was a bad day... same very disappointed
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