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Monument to the Victims of the USS Maine

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Beautiful monument is an object of art from another era, when the USA and Cuba were allies.

This beautiful monument commemorates a very important part of Cuban history. Europeans first... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
JohnInItaly
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Santa Cruz, California
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As part of our car tour we stopped at this huge monument. In front of the sea and the main Malecón... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
MTorre
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

As part of our car tour we stopped at this huge monument. In front of the sea and the main Malecón, it remembers the victims of the USS Marine Ship. They say the explosion was so terrible that it hit some of the buildings.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

This beautiful monument commemorates a very important part of Cuban history. Europeans first arrived in Cuba in the 1500's and all of the local natives were dead within 50 years. Cuba (mostly) remained a property of Spain from the 1500's until Spain lost the Spanish...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

Cuban president Alfredo Zayas, inaugurated this monument in 1925 with the presence of northamericans officers from the Navy and Army, in order to commemorate the shipwreck of the USS battleship Maine in February, 1898. The ship was sent to Havana following orders of the US...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed February 10, 2017

The US wasn't always Cuba's enemy. In fact, Cuba erected a memorial to commemorate our loss during the Cuban revolt against Spain. The USS Maine was lost in Havana harbor in 1898 when she suddenly exploded and sank, killing about 75% of her crew. This...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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