Casa de Diego Velazquez, Santiago de Cuba

4.3
#1 of 8 in Museums in Santiago de Cuba
Intricate details carved in dark wood make Casa de Diego Velazquez a desirable destination for visitors interested in learning more about Cuba's rich cultural and artistic heritage. Built between 1516 and 1530, the house remains the oldest building one the island, which once served as the residences of Spanish conqueror and first governor Diego Velazquez. Each room presents a window into the past, featuring French porcelain, Spanish ceramics, and other decorative objects with an obvious Moorish twist. To get the most out of your experience, visit the museum with an English-speaking guide. Plan my Santiago de Cuba trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • The museum is in one of the oldest houses in Cuba since it dates from 1516. Casa de Diego Velázquez house has lattice screens. The Museo de Ambiente Histórico Cubano has a wonderful collection of...  more »
  • majestic, beautiful view and history. named in honor of Diego Velazquez but it should have the name of Hernando Soto. I recommend this experience because is unique. It is a balcony where you can see....  more »
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  • Nice museum and worth your time and money. Ask someone to give you info about this place because it has some secretes. Next to stairs on second floor you'll find an old table. Pull 2 block's which are looked like a book and you'll find a secret box:)
  • Nice history museum
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