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A trip to Cuba at the heart of culture and history

There are many ways to spend a pleasant stay in Cuba. You can take a tour of the different monuments in this destination, for example, the Museum of the Revolution, the mausoleum of Che Guevara and the Fortress of Cabaña.

Make a visit to the Museum of the Revolution

To begin your tour in Cuba, you will have to go to the Museum of the Revolution. The latter is located in Havana, the country’s capital. It was built in 1913 and served as a residence for the various presidents who succeeded each other after its construction until 1957. Entering this building, you will see representatives reflecting the opposition made by Cubans to obtain their independence. You will see, for example, photos, models and flags. On your Cuba trip, you can also admire the famous golden phone used by Fulgencio Batista, a dictator of the region. You will also find an old boat named the Ark of Liberty. In addition, outside the building, you will discover a tank that served Fidel Castro for the attack on Houston, a ship carrying soldiers. You will see around this tank of battle old aircrafts.

Go to the mausoleum of Che Guevara

After your visit to the Museum of the Revolution, continue your discovery by visiting the mausoleum of Che Guevara. The latter is located on Plaza de la Revolución, in the city of Santa Clara. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to see the ancient objects of a country during a USA trip. Aside from this, the mausoleum of Che Guevara contains many symbols marking the history of Hernsto Guevara (a 1967 revolutionary known in the world). You will find in this site, for example, the eternal flame lit by Fidel Castro and a statue of Che with a child who shows that the people esteem Che. Moreover, this place is one of the most visited places in the region. During your expedition in this building, you will get information about the confrontation between the people led by Che Guevara and Fulgencio Batista.

The Fortress of Cabaña, a site not to be missed

After a detour to the mausoleum of Che Guevara, enjoy your trip to Cuba to visit the Fortress of Cabaña. The latter is located on the city of Havana, the capital of the country. It was built by the Spanish to protect the area. It was used as a military prison when Fugencio Batista ran the country. This huge building contains many buildings such as the Museum of Fortifications and Weapons. In addition, it has a length of 700 m. It is considered the largest fortress of America. If you come to this place around 9 pm, you will attend the celebration of Cañonazo. During this ceremony, several actors dressed in the clothes of the soldiers of the seventeenth century play a scene showing a cannon fire that signaled the closing of the doors of the great walls of the country.

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