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Scalinata di Padre Pico

Avenida Las Americas, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Disappointing

This was the most disappointing thing we did in Santiago de Cuba. There were a lot of stairs, for... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
2littletime2seeitall
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Kemah, Texas
via mobile
Not as picturesque as advertised...

Long series of steps lined with old houses, a pretty place but Cuba has dozens of such streets... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Bernard B
,
Paris, France
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good32%
  • Average36%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
28 Feb 2017
“Not as picturesque as advertised...”
22 May 2017
“Disappointing”
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Avenida Las Americas, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

This was the most disappointing thing we did in Santiago de Cuba. There were a lot of stairs, for sure, and unless you do well climbing steep stairs with no handrails, skip it. There were no shops or anything on either side of the stairs,...More

Thank 2littletime2seeitall
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Long series of steps lined with old houses, a pretty place but Cuba has dozens of such streets -with or without steps.

Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This interesting curiostiy is located right in the heart of Santiago de Cuba's city center. It is a section of the street that has been carved into a set of steps. Here you can see Santiago de Cuba at its best, plenty of private restaurants...More

Thank jurscholpp
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lovely street with beautiful architecture and café for a romantic walk.One of the most beautiful places in the city

Thank MarinaSm2015
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Escalinata di Padre Pico was one the places we enjoy the most in Santiago de Cuba, very pretty and singular landmark. The locals mingle and laugh with you and you can also find all the locally made handcrafts, so a good place also for shopping....More

Thank c0vak
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The 1791 Haitian revolution led by Toussaint Louverture drove thousand of French settlers to the south coast of eastern Cuba introducing coffee growth and its customs... Padre Pico lies in the heart of French-founded Tivoli and remains one of the few examples of a street...More

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Reviewed 20 January 2016

In the area of the Casa de la Tradiciones, these steps have historic significance and are sometimes used for outdoor performances. The area seems to be getting something of a face lift, with people renovating houses, perhaps for casas particulares.

1  Thank VermontTeacher44
Reviewed 7 January 2016

An interesting part of the street made up of 52 steps that lead to the Tivoli neighborhood. Here you can see locals socializing with each other, drinking coffee or playing a game of domino's or chess. Go check it out and walk up and down...More

1  Thank PrettyWahine
Reviewed 16 June 2015

A nice and typical place to pass by, but not much what to do, just colorful houses on a typical neighbourhood of Santiago de Cuba

Thank afagundes
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