On the eastern side of Parque Vidal sits the 1902–12 neoclassical Palacio Provincial, today home to the Martí library and a rare book...
Museo de Artes Decorativas
Reserve an hour for this 18th-century mansion turned museum packed with period furniture from a whole gamut of styles that seem to ape...
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Buen Viaje
East of center is this riotous mix of Gothic, Romanesque and neoclassical architecture.
Biblioteca José Martí
Stock up on peso ice cream at this architecturally hideous, but massive, construction.
Lonely Planet review
The town's best peso restaurant is a tiny hole-in-the-wall a block east of Parque Vidal. The walls are adorned with imaginative cartoons of Santa Clara life, and comfy sofas ease the wait for a table. The food, when it arrives, comes in copious quantities. Go for the fish if it's available.