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Casa de Las Americas

Y G, Vedado 3ra, Havana 10400, Cuba
+53 7 8382706
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Casa de Las Americas is interesting architecturally with its tower capped by clocks and a light... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
RobinThom
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Vancouver, BC, Canada
So much to see and worth a visit if you're interested in Art

The Casa de Las Americas was founded by the Cuban government in April 1959, 4 months after Fidel... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
Cubanoboy
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Toronto, Canada
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Y G, Vedado 3ra, Havana 10400, Cuba
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+53 7 8382706
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Casa de Las Americas is interesting architecturally with its tower capped by clocks and a light. Always interesting art and a friendly bookstore.

Thank RobinThom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The Casa de Las Americas was founded by the Cuban government in April 1959, 4 months after Fidel took over. The Casa's founder and President until her death in 1980 was Haydee Santamaria. She fought alongside other women during the Revolution and was rumoured to...More

Thank Cubanoboy
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The semi-official slogan for this venerable Cuban cultural institution – "Mi Casa es tu Casa" [My home is your home] – faithfully reflects its welcoming atmosphere as much as it stresses the notion that it is literally "home" to much of Cuba's contemporary cultural legacy....More

1  Thank ViajeroIndiana
Reviewed 6 November 2014

there's noting to dislike about this spot in Varadero, Cuba, enjoy a great dinner,and zip on a good bottle of wine, either at lunch or dinner time,La Americas is a place you will never forget,

1  Thank Victor R
Reviewed 17 March 2014

An important cultural institution founded in1959. Book"s presentations, performances of drama and music, art exhibits (mainly from Latn America), are organized by its departments repectively. It gives the annual literary prize "Casa" and issues the magazine of the same title. A research office of "latinos"...More

Thank gandhy2014
Reviewed 23 February 2014

In this big cultural institution you will find temporary art exhibitions by Central and Southamerican artists, and a cosy bookshop selling everything about the Cuban revolution, postcards, dvds, cds and especially books from the Casa's own annual literary prizes (literature, theatre, essays etc.)

1  Thank PrivateWitt
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