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Excellent experience, stayed at a local B&B and will be back!

I've traveled to Cuba in February 2018 for two weeks along with my three friends. We've visited a... read more

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Jiri H
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Is a cute place to spend time with your family, the people are very nice and friendly The church... read more

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All reviews beautiful church old church virgin mary an excursion town square cigar shop gold leaf take pictures san juan bautista no flash golden altar piece of history city tour day trip great place to visit the real cuba lots of history
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Reviewed yesterday

I've traveled to Cuba in February 2018 for two weeks along with my three friends. We've visited a total of 7 different B&B's (Casa particular), all of which were nice, but EL CRISTAL on ALEJANDRO DEL RIO #20 in REMEDIOS beat them all by far....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Is a cute place to spend time with your family, the people are very nice and friendly The church is very beatiful

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 602libertadv
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Beautiful Spanish style church. A friendly caretaker takes the time to show you around. The inner beams of the roof is made out of salvaged wood from old Spanish ships. (There is a nice optical illusion on the ceiling. A painted emblem shows the face...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

Beautiful inside somewhat distracting when tours come through but hey its free for you, we went by ourselves took a cab to Remedios!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vanessa R
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

One of a few church in the world with a statue of the Virgin Mary pregnant and the alter in wood inlaid with 18 carat gold. Extremely beautiful 15th century church with upgraded town centre with many smalll hotels.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank YvesP603
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Very interesting and very welcoming, as is all of Cuba. You can take pictures inside, but please no flash - this is an active place of worship.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DPR15
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Off the beaten track, nearly no tourists, real cuban life in a small unchanged city since the sixties.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel19721972
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Nice to see an amazing church, quiet moment to pray , We strongly recommend to visit, is located in downtown Remedios, close to the main park/ square.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chalon-Toronto
Reviewed 23 August 2018

We have had the pleasure of visiting this amazing church many times. It is truly breathtaking. I find some of the statues inside very emotional. The Blessed Virgin Mary with a tear on her cheek will put tears in your eyes. And the gold alter...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ilovecuba_13
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Stopped here on part of our tour of the city. Beautiful church to stop and take pictures of the inside and out

Date of experience: November 2017
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TravelBeginner777
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Response from 55marja | Reviewed this property |
If you are flying with Sunwing they usually sell tours en route to Cuba. There are also a few tour operators rep at the hotel. We brought toiletries ( toothpaste, toothbrush, cheap make up) and they were very appreciative.
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Response from LuAnne33 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry..you are asking a fellow traveller..I am not sure if they have a web site or not....or to whom you could ask your question...I am sure you can drop off school supplies...I take them each year and leave them with... More
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june s
3 August 2017|
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Response from Dzany N | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. Most hotels would have rentals. Just make sure you read the fine print carefully. Otherwise there is a group tour that doesn't cost much and will drive you everywhere.
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