Arco de Triunfo
Casa de la Cultura Benjamin Duarte
On the western side of Parque Martí, this is the former Palacio de Ferrer (1918), a riveting neoclassical building with Italian marble...
Teatro Tomás Terry
Sharing French and Italian influences, this theater on the northern side of Parque José Martí is grand from the outside (look for the...
The main attraction on the south side of Parque José Martí, this dignified museum proffers a microcosm of Cienfuegos' history. The...
Jardines de Uneac
Uneac's a good bet in any Cuban city for live music in laid-back environs. Here it's quite possibly Cienfuegos' best venue, with an...
Restaurant Bouyón 1825
Handily situated just off the main square, this private restaurant specializes in meat cooked a la parrillada (on the barbecue). Avowed...
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Arco de Triunfo information
The Arch of Triumph on the western edge of Cienfuegos' serene central park catapults the plaza into the unique category: there is no other building of its kind in Cuba. Dedicated to Cuban independence, the Francophile monument ushers you through its gilded gateway toward a marble statue of revolutionary and philosopher José Martí.