Palenque de los Cimarrones, Vinales

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A peculiar mix of history, natural beauty, reenactment and a restaurant, Palenque de los Cimarrones is a popular tourist stop off, set within a majestic cave. A refuge for runaway slaves through the centuries, the "Cueva de San Miguel" is nestled in the center of a mogote and now serves as a plantation slavery display. Take a 270 m (885.8 ft) walk through the murky caves to lines of several rustic cottages, decorated with the symbolic colors of Afro-Cuban Yoruba deities. A re-enacted cimmaronne folk dance will greet you at the entrance to the restaurant, where Cuban food and rum and guava cocktails are on offer. At the weekends, the place transforms into a popular nightclub. Add Palenque de los Cimarrones and other attractions to your Vinales trip itinerary using our Vinales driving holiday app .
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  • Coo such bar is interesting and Nice. It feels good to take something in a cave; Although the entrance to the caves that have would not recommend them, not the short tour is worth.
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  • This cave really offers nothing except the story. And you don't really look at them the cave. At the end you will also still badly entertain with some tourist rip-off. Do not need.
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  • A typical stop for tourist buses. Not too impressive. As we have seen too many caves around th world we did not enter this one. Others might find it interesting.  more »
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  • The most remarkable is the whimsical shapes of the rock on which the bar-restaurant is blanket. A walk along the road that part of the palenque to the right leads to a beautiful valley full of tobacco-growing
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