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We stopped here on our way to the Armoured Train in Santa Clara. Unfortunately our guide did not explain (know?) the significance of all the intricate detail, but, even so, it would not have been worth a detour
Another form of Che Guevara, I actually thought it would be much bigger but it is actually life size.
What I liked most about it were the sall detail (for example the army coming out of his belt and so on)
In many ways this is a more impressive statue than the huge monument because it is so accessible. You can walk right up to it and admire the exquisite detail of the sculpture. There are a huge number of small figurines attached to the main...More
Fidel planned for a lot of people to visit Che's mausoleum... the site is huge and imposing. Che's burial niche is restricted - no cameras, no talking, no bags. (We got around the "no bags" by taking turns going in; otherwise you have to check...More
We went with our tour group and I recommend going with a local who can explain each of the elements. By itself it’s a stunning statue, but been shown the smaller elements, like slot in his back representing him being stabbed in the back in...More