Las Tunas

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

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Nearby Las Tunas attractions

1. Statue of José Martí

0.21 MILES

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…

4. Memorial Vicente García

0.29 MILES

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…

5. Plaza de la Revolución

0.49 MILES

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…

6. Monumento a Alfabetización

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

7. La Fuente de las Antilles

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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…

8. Museo Memorial Mártires de Barbados

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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…