Teatro la Caridad
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...
A veritable alfresco theater named for Colonel Leoncio Vidal y Caro, who was killed here on March 23, 1896, Parque Vidal was encircled...
On the eastern side of Parque Vidal sits the 1902–12 neoclassical Palacio Provincial, today home to the Martí library and a rare book...
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Restaurante Colonial 1878
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Teatro la Caridad information
Many are deceived by the relatively austere neoclassical facade. But toss CUC$1 to whoever is manning the door and you'll serendipitously discover why the 1885 Teatro La Caridad is one of the three great provincial theaters of the colonial era.
The ornate interior is almost identical to the Tomás Terry in Cienfuegos and the Sauto in Matanzas: three tiers, a U-shaped auditorium and decadent marble statues. The rich ceiling fresco by Camilo Zalaya provides the pièce de résistance.