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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  • We saw the very well-coordinated changing of the guard, and the martyrs and prosceres of the homeland among them Marti and Fidel is a must if you go to Santiago
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  • Pure history of Cuba. You can see the mausoleum of José Martí with its ashes and the change of guards that march every 30 minutes, also the remains of Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, Antonio Maceo, his mot...  more »
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  • Beautiful cemetery, well maintained. Impressive is the changing of the guard.
  • Very historic place
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