Top Choice Museum in Ciego de Ávila

Museo de Artes Decorativas

Cuba's most beautiful beds? Not in Varadero, nor in one of the island's classic colonial stop-offs, but downstairs at this quirky museum. The thoughtful collection contains items from a bygone age, such as a working…
Top Choice Museum in Ciego de Ávila

Museo Provincial Simón Reyes

Quite possibly Cuba's best-presented municipal museum, this mustard-yellow building with a typical avileña porch is one convertible well spent. Riveting exhibits include a scale model of La Trocha, detailed informat…
Gallery in Ciego de Ávila

Centro Raúl Martínez Galería de Arte Provincial

On Calle Independencia, this gallery has works by Raúl Martínez, Cuba's king of pop art, on permanent display, alongside works by other local artists.
Square in Ciego de Ávila

Parque Martí

All Ciego roads lead to this textbook colonial park laid out in 1877 in honor of the then king of Spain, Alfonso XII, but renamed in the early 20th century for newly martyred Cuban national hero, José Martí: here yo…
Theater in Ciego de Ávila

Teatro Principal

One block south of Parque Martí, the grand Teatro Principal more than compensates for the park's lack of illustrious edifices. Built in 1927 with help from local financier Angela Jiménez, it purportedly has the isla…
Historic Site in Ciego de Ávila

Plano-Mural de Ciego de Ávila

A bronze map of the city in the late 19th century here marks the site of its founding on June 26, 1840.
Church in Ciego de Ávila

Iglesia Católico

Park in Ciego de Ávila

Parque de la Ciudad

The once-scrubby wasteland between Hotel Ciego de Ávila and the city center on the northwestern edge of town is now a vast park (featuring an artificial lake, the Lago la Turbina, with boating available, children's …
Notable Building in Ciego de Ávila