Plaza de Dolores
East of Parque Céspedes is the pleasant and shady Plaza de Dolores, a former marketplace now dominated by the 18th-century Iglesia de...
Museo del Carnaval
A worthwhile museum displaying the history of Santiago's biggest shindig, the oldest and biggest carnival between Río and Mardi Gras....
Situated opposite the Bacardí Museum, the equally Hellenic provincial government seat is another building from Cuba's 20th-century...
Café la Isabelica
Smokey, dark cantina-type cafe selling coffee with the prices in pesos. Forget lattes – this is straight-up Cuban java only.
One in a triumvirate of inviting-looking restaurants along the north side of Plaza de Dolores, La Teresina doesn't quite live up to its...
Restaurante Matamoros information
Some interesting wall art, a couple of bolero-singing muchachas and a decent menu (if you're happy with chicken and pork) have breathed a bit of life into this once-dingy joint on Plaza Dolores that celebrates the life and career of Cuba's greatest son exponents, the Trio Matamoros.