ernest hemingway cuba

Finca Vigia was Ernest Hemingway’s house and is located in San Francisco de Paula, a suburb of Havana. Today it houses the “Museo de Ernesto Hemingway”. The house was built in 1886 by the Catalan architect Miguel Pascual y Baguer. The Finca Vigia means “the farmhouse of the watchman” andRead More →

The final resting place of the remains of Che and 29 other comrades assassinated in Bolivia in 1967. The entrance to the mausoleum is dominated by the imposing bronze statue of the Comandante, about 7 meters high, with a weapon in his hand. The statue was placed so that itRead More →

museum of the revolution

The Museum of the Revolution is located in the former palace of the Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista, deposed by Fidel Castro in 1959. The building was built in the period 1913-1920 in a monumental neoclassical style, and the interior was fitted out by Tiffany’s store in New York. One ofRead More →

musee beaux arts havane

The Havana Museum of Fine Arts is housed in two separate buildings. Works by Cuban artists are exhibited in a magnificent modernist building south of the Museum of the Revolution. On the other hand, on the five floors of a baroque building east of the Central Park, former seat ofRead More →