Necrópolis Tomás Acea

Necrópolis Tomás Acea information

Cienfuegos , Cuba
Address
Extras Carretera de Rancho Luna Km 2
Prices
admission CUC$1
Opening hours
8am-6pm
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Lonely Planet review

One of two national-monument-listed resting places in Cienfuegos, the Acea is classed as a 'garden cemetery' and is entered through a huge neoclassical pavilion (1926) flanked by 64 Doric columns modeled on the Parthenon in Greece. This cemetery contains a monument to the marine martyrs who died during the abortive 1957 Cienfuegos naval uprising. It's 2km east of city center along Av 5 de Septiembre.