Archive for the ‘Granma Sightseeing & History’ Category

Revolution Square Bayamo

Bayamo Revolution Square (pictured above in 1955) is located between the streets Canducha Figueredo, General García, Antonio Maceo and José Joaquín Palma, and is the center of daily life and activities in Bayamo being right next to the Oldest Parochial Church in the city and the Americas. Previously known as Isabel II square, then Arms square […]

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Carlos Manuel Cespedes Birthplace

Carlos Manuel Cespedes birth-home is located at number 57 on Antonio Maceo Street, previously Burruchaga or Mercaderes alley, facing the old square Isabel II. It is the unique two-story colonial house in the City. There Carlos Manuel Cespedes was born, in one of the first story rooms on April 18th 1819, known to all Cubans-known […]

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Anthem Square Bayamo

Anthem square in Bayamo covers an area of about 4 332 square meters and owes its name to the fact that on these cobblestones, Carlos Manuel de Céspedes and his combatants sang our national anthem for the first time on October 20th 1868 when taking the City of Bayamo. Historically linked to the Church, this […]

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Visit Bayamo City in Granma Province

It is the second village founded by Diego Velázquez in 1513 and, during the course of the history, turned into the center for conspiracy and rebellion. Carlos Manuel de Cespedes was born in this City (there is national monument honoring him). It’s the capital of the fertile, even and mountainous province of Granma to the […]

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