Archive for the ‘Things to see in Bayamo’ Category

Parish Church and Cathedral of San Salvador Bayamo

The San Salvador de Bayamo Church, which was named a Cathedral in 1995, was inaugurated by diocesan Priest Alfonso Enrique de Armendáriz in the XVIII Century and it later evolved to become the beautiful three building church you see today. Picturesque colonial style brick walls, structured roofs and iron bars with splendid ornate carved Wood […]

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Revolution Square | Plaza de la Revolucion Bayamo

Located at the intersection of the streets Canducha Figueredo, General García, Antonio Maceo and José Joaquín Palma you’ll find La Plaza de la Revolucion Bayamo or Revolution Square, a place frequented by locals who sit to chat or play dominos on its expansive stone floors, it has become the center of daily life in Bayamo. The […]

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Birthplace of Carlos Manuel de Cespedes Bayamo

Finding the CARLOS MANUEL DE CESPEDES home and birthplace in Bayamo is rather easy as most visitors are either walking to or from this historic building, it is located at number 57 on Antonio Maceo Street in the heart of the city, a street previously called Burruchaga or Mercaderes alley. The house looks out onto […]

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National Anthem Square | Plaza del Himno Bayamo

The Anthem Square or Plaza del Himno in Bayamo covers an area of about 4 332 square meters (14 212 Sq Feet) and owes its name to the fact that on those cobblestones, Carlos Manuel de Céspedes and his combatants sang the Cuban national anthem for the first time on October 20th 1868 when taking […]

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