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Visit this after Cuartel Moncada

A visit here will add to what you learn at Cuartel Moncada. Fairly brief tour but well worth the... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
very informative

This farmhouse tells the story of one of the earliest of Castro's adventures - and the worst... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
John B
Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

A visit here will add to what you learn at Cuartel Moncada. Fairly brief tour but well worth the short drive out of the city. The guides were very informative.

1  Thank BobMyr
Reviewed 6 March 2018

This farmhouse tells the story of one of the earliest of Castro's adventures - and the worst failure, I think. There is a huge amount of information and there are guides all around. Ours said she could not speak English, but if we translated wrongly,...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you are following Fidel Castro's trail in 1953, this is a must-see. This was the place chosen to gather before the attack on Moncada Barracks, future plans for what was to come were laid out in front of the fighters' eyes for the first...More

2  Thank TourGuide-Manager
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Another must see if you are interested in learning about The Revolution that brought Fidel Castro into power. A small museum with some interesting artifacts.

Thank Beverly G
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Whilst this site was the starting off point for an early revolutionary 'failure' I was disappointed that more was not made of explaining its significance in the final outcome. In particular, it was hard work to extract information about weapon storage (in the well) and...More

Thank KBofLB
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Castro launched the ill fated Moncado Barracks attack from this farmhouse, which is now a museum. Must see for anyone following the Revolution route.

Thank Ken18
Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

Is a place to stop by. Nothing mayor but nice and historical. The best of everything was the restaurant on front. A private restaurant with a very Cuban style. We feel like really luckies cause Rosi the owner just open for us.

1  Thank J Carlos L
Reviewed 30 May 2014

To be able to understand the history of the Revoluntionary period of Cubas history .When we visited there was a school party been given a talk !,It is situated outside the city ,scenic journey .This farm house is the chicken farm from which Fidelity and...More

2  Thank Mary38677
Reviewed 27 November 2013

No pictures are allowed. A fee of $5 will be charged if any pictures are taken. It was a glorification of the country's current status. This visit is a very short one as we were driving on the way to the town of Siboney. On...More

1  Thank Jose B
Reviewed 14 April 2013

This place was awesome. I was well and truly into all the Revolution/ Moncada story after visiting. Lots of info, guided tour was great- relaxed, detailed, evocative. You can't just read about it, you have to go there and try to imagine everyone being addressed...More

2  Thank Catfee
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