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. To visit Palenque de los Congos Reales and other attractions in Trinidad, use our Trinidad vacation generator.
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  • We were twice in this venue and both times the groups were great and the cocktails well made. Can recommend this place as a live music venue.  more »
  • So it is my understanding that they recently re-opened and that could have impacted our experience compared to older reviews. Our guide told us they do NOT have Afro Cuban dance/music shows but it was...  more »
  • We were promised African drumming & dancing; what we got were four shirtless guys prancing around doing party tricks such as lifting a table with the mouth, juggling swords and ripping a coconut to sh...  more »