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House of Jose Marti (Casa Natal De Jose Marti)

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Nice History Lesson for the Nerdy Ones

First of all one needs to say that you have to understand who Jose Marti was and what his role in... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2019
biancabadrov
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Hard to find but worth it

The Jose Marti home is buried deep in the southern part of Havana Vieja, and requires a bit of... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2013
VicVisitor
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Victoria BC
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Calle Leonor Perez 314 | La Habana Vieja, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

First of all one needs to say that you have to understand who Jose Marti was and what his role in Cuba history was in order to be satisified with the visit to his Birthhouse. Also, you will have to understand Spanish, as no english...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Four of us stopped by the house of Jose Marti. Interesting to see a few old artifacts. Well kept compared to other houses close by.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

......How surreal it is to walk and wonder around the house in which the “Apostle” of the Cuban Revolution was born in January 1853! The place is well kept and right now it is been repainted and we had to tread nice-lii during our visit!...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

this place was where the Cuban national Hero Jose Marti was born, you can see the "real" objects that belong to his family.

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Rodney R
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We took a cycle riksha to get us to the house. It is in old Havana, close to a railway station. First thing that gets into your eye is that it is renovated and better kept than the neighboring houses. Small house museum depicting the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

The museum is full of artifacts related to Jose Marti and his quest for an independent Cuba. Artifacts include shackles from when he was briefly incarcerated and the desk he used to write on while in New York.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Eduardo G
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Just happened to find the José Martí birthplace by walking around central Havana yesterday and was drawn to it from what little I knew of this remarkable man. The house if simple but well preserved and the staff is happy to guide you (in Spanish)...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Joseph011
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Of course it's interesting to have been in the house of such an important historical figure. But before you go to the house (which is surprisingly difficult to find) please be aware that they have absolutely no written information in English in the displays, and...More

Date of experience: December 2013
2  Thank ab8630
Reviewed 26 November 2013

The Jose Marti home is buried deep in the southern part of Havana Vieja, and requires a bit of searching until you suddenly come upon it. It is worth the 3 CUC fee. The home is well maintained. Displays and artifacts provide an informative outline...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank VicVisitor
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