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Cementerio Cristobal Colon

Havana, Cuba
+53 7 8305515
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huge cemetary

Probably one of the biggest cemetery in the Latin world , even if your not religious the stone... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
littlemissred45
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hamphire
Oh the Stories!

There are as many stories about this cemetery and its "inhabitants" as there are tour guides! A... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sapelleti
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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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Havana, Cuba
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+53 7 8305515
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"buried here"
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"la milagrosa"
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"christopher columbus"
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"chinese cemetery"
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"could spend hours"
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"cuban family"
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"above ground"
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"white marble"
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"worth the trip"
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"city tour"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably one of the biggest cemetery in the Latin world , even if your not religious the stone memorials a worth an hour visit

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are as many stories about this cemetery and its "inhabitants" as there are tour guides! A UNESCO location!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm always a little intrigued by cemeteries and this one was especially interesting because our guide was able to share personal stories. If you can go with someone who knows about this and can provide additional insights, I highly recommend it. It's still work a...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Even just driving past this beautiful place with its stunning gate is worth it, such an impressive cemetary!

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

A place worth visiting! You need some time to admire beautiful sculpure and monuments of the tombs. Amazing.

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

Yes, Christopher Columbus Cemetery (Cemetario de Colon) in Havana is huge - 140 acres. It is also a very interesting place four tourists to visit (and yes, there is an admission charge of 5 CUC). The most famous grave in the cemetery is tied to...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

It is good to have a guide for the cemetery Osmel Martinez booked thru Cuba Travel Services was great, speaks perfect English and knew the stories behind the graves

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

You could spend hours or days here. Our "guide" showed us famous and beautiful graves and monuments. A must see!

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

This is cemetery with great tombs, some are still in good shape and others were in great decay. While we were strolling around we found some signs of Santeria (dead chicken and doll).

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Reviewed January 6, 2018

One of the main attractions in Havana. It is really interesting to understand why this cementery is so important for Havana - one of the little places where you could find preservation of sculptures in the city.

Thank YesMeYo
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_rene_camiba
August 18, 2017|
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Response from OldCubanCigarStuff | Reviewed this property |
Officially it is closed weekends
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LILOPRAG
July 3, 2017|
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Response from Pedro R | Reviewed this property |
usted debe traer el nombre completo del fallecido y la fecha de fallecimiento. con esos datos en el archivo del cementerio se lo pueden buscar. si sabe donde está la bóveda o el panteón de la familia es mejor porque es mas... More
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