In 1868 Céspedes proclaimed Cuba's independence for the first time in front of the columned Ayuntamiento (City Hall).
Directly next door to Céspedes' ex-home, the provincial museum completes Bayamo's historical trajectory with a yellowing city document...
Casa Natal de Carlos Manuel de Céspedes
Birthplace of the 'father of the motherland,' this museum is where Céspedes was born (on April 18, 1819) and spent his first 12 years....
Casa de la Trova la Bayamesa
One of Cuba's best trova houses, in a lovely colonial building on Maceo. Pictures on the wall display the famous '70s afro of...
Restaurante San Salvador de Bayamo
This splendid colonial place has been a candidate for Bayamo's best restaurant since opening in 2012. Get serenaded by violinists as you...
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El Polinesio information
The Polinesio has been around for years, ever since the days when private restaurants could only seat 12 people and serve pork and chicken. These days the menu's expanded to include more adventurous seafood and a specialty mar y tierra (fish and meat) dish.
What hasn't changed is the venue – upstairs in an open-fronted family dining room with five or six tables – and the service. Big smiles all round.