Quinta Santa Elena
Looking like something out of an English country village, this quadruple-arched bridge is Sancti Spíritus' signature sight. Built by the...
Museo de Arte Colonial
This small museum got a 2012 refurb and displays 19th-century furniture and decorations in an imposing 17th-century building that once...
This landmark architectural icon next to the Puente Yayabo was recently given a comprehensive clean-up. It has weekend matinees (at...
Mesón de la Plaza
Long a solid option, this state-run restaurant is encased in a 19th-century mansion that once belonged to a rich Spanish tycoon. You can...
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Lonely Planet review
'Old clothes' is a name that has never really done justice to Cuba's famous shredded-beef dinner (ropa vieja) . There's certainly nothing old or clothes-like about the dish here, or the equally tasty shrimp in red sauce for that matter.
While the Mesón has the edge on food, the Santa Elena wins the Oscar for location, as it's set on a charming riverside patio in front of the city's famous packhorse bridge.