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Parroquia de San Juan Bautista de Remedios

One of the island's most interesting and oldest ecclesiastical buildings, Remedios' main church dates from around 1550, although much of the current structure is the result of extensive 18th-century renovations. The…
Museum in Remedios

Museo de las Parrandas Remedianas

Visiting this recently renovated and relocated museum two blocks off Parque Martí is no substitute for the real-life revelry on December 24, but what the hell? It maintains a photo gallery that usually recaps the pr…
Church in Remedios

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Buen Viaje

On Parque Martí (the only plaza in Cuba with two Catholic churches), the 18th-century Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Buen Viaje is in the middle of a long-overdue restoration. It is named after a statue of the Virgin…
Gallery in Remedios

Galería del Arte Carlos Enríquez

Overlooking the main plaza, this small gallery is named for the gifted painter who hailed from the small Villa Clara town of Zulueta. It displays works by artists from around the province. Exhibitions usually change…
Museum in Remedios

Museo de Música Alejandro García Caturla

Between the churches in the main square is the former house of Alejandro García Caturla, a Cuban composer and musician who lived here from 1920 until his murder in 1940. Caturla was a pioneer who integrated Afro-Cub…