Casa de Estrada Palma
Welcome to where Cuba's first post-independence president, Tomás Estrada Palma, was born in 1835. One-time friend of José Martí, Estrada...
Ventana de Luz Vázquez
A forerunner of the national anthem, co-written by Céspedes (and, confusingly, also called 'La Bayamesa') was first sung from here on...
Tours can be arranged at this desk in Hotel Telégrafo
This busy local place on the main shopping street has beer on tap in ceramic mugs and a constant buzz of conversation. Pay in Cuban pesos.
Cuadro Gastronómica de Luz Vázquez
Along this short lane are parked at least a dozen clean-looking food carts selling bayamés street snacks in Cuban pesos. Bank on hot...
General García · interesting places nearby
La Sevillana information
Come and see Cuban chefs attempt Spanish cuisine – paella and garbanzos (chickpeas). This is a new kind of peso restaurant, with a dress code (no shorts), a doorman in a suit, and a reservations policy. Press your trousers, brush up on your Spanish, but don't expect sevillano creativity.