Il Genio di Leonardo da Vinci
To the side of the Palacio de Gobierno on Churruca is the Coche Mambí , a 1900 train car built in the US and brought to Cuba in 1912....
Iglesia y Monasterio de San Francisco de Asís
Built in 1739, this church/convent ceased to have a religious function in the 1840s. In the late 1980s crypts and religious objects were...
Museo de Arte Religioso
The southern side of the square is taken up by the impressive Iglesia y Monasterio deSan Franciscode Asís . Originally constructed in...
Bar La Marina
This pleasant outdoor courtyard with a ‘ceiling’ made out of twisted vines is as an agreeable Old Town nook as any. You can grab a bite...
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Il Genio di Leonardo da Vinci information
A new permanent exposition in the Convento de San Francisco de Asís' Salón Blanco (use separate entrance on the church’s south side behind the Coche Mambí) that has cleverly built mock-ups of many of Leonardo’s famous drawings – gliders, odometers, bikes, parachutes and tanks – the antecedents to pretty much half the inventions in the modern world.
It’s beautifully laid out with explanations in six languages, including Russian.