Must see attractions in Las Tunas

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    Museo Memorial Mártires de Barbados

    Las Tunas' most evocative sight is in the former home of Carlos Leyva González, an Olympic fencer killed in the nation's worst terrorist atrocity: the…

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    El Cornito

    The bamboo woods around Motel El Cornito, about 6km outside town, offer a welcome, shady diversion from the scorching city bustle. You'll find ranchón…

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    La Fuente de las Antilles

    This work, first unveiled in 1977, was elemental in reviving Cuba’s sculpturing traditions and making Las Tunas its HQ. The sculpture comprises a huge…

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    Memorial Vicente García

    A colonial-era structure near the eponymous park that commemorates Las Tunas' great War of Independence hero who captured the town from the Spanish in…

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    Statue of José Martí

    In the central hub of Plaza Martí an inventive bronze statue of the 'apostle of Cuban independence' by Rita Longa doubles as a solar clock. It was opened…

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    Cacique Maniabo y Jibacoa

    A two-headed Taíno chief looking in opposite directions. It dominates the surroundings at the rustic Motel El Cornito 3km west of town.

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    Plaza de la Revolución

    Las Tunas' Revolution Square is huge and bombastic, particularly for such a small city. Photo ops abound. Check out the huge Lenin-esque sculpture of…

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    Monumento a Alfabetización

    The pencil-like Monumento a Alfabetización marks the act passed in Las Tunas on November 16, 1961, to stamp out illiteracy.

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    A multifaced representation of Cuba’s mixed races in the Parque de la India near the bus station.

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    Monumento Al Trabajo

    The 8m-high abstract Monumento Al Trabajo by José Peláez pays cubist homage to Cuban workers.