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Museo Hemingway Finca Vigia

Calle Obispo 153 | Carretera Central Km 12.5, Havana 10100, Cuba
+53 7 8910809
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Must see place

Despite the fact that it is out of the city, and you have to drive there (20 CUC a taxi one way... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kito9
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Budapest, Hungary
Hemingway Haunt

If you're a reader, this is an interesting side trip. It takes a while to get to and has great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
YorbaLindaStar
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Yorba Linda, California
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Once the Finca Vigia, this ghost-white Spanish-colonial home was where Papa penned some of his greatest novels.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Calle Obispo 153 | Carretera Central Km 12.5, Havana 10100, Cuba
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Despite the fact that it is out of the city, and you have to drive there (20 CUC a taxi one way) still a place must to see. House is beautiful - but you can only admire it via the windows. Entrance not permitted. But...More

Thank Kito9
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you're a reader, this is an interesting side trip. It takes a while to get to and has great historical significance as it is the location that Hemingway made his home in Cuba and where he did a lot of writing. We enjoyed the...More

Thank YorbaLindaStar
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a guide and requested to visit Finca Vigia. Just know that it is approximately 10 miles outside of Havana and not within walking distance of anything. It is best to use a cab, guide or tour to visit. We saw the public bus...More

Thank autigergirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

The home is not "open", but all of the open windows and doors give a good view of the interior, which contains all of the furnishings and books - even his typewriter and magazines left on the tables like he was there this morning. His...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a must see, very interesting. 5 CUC to enter 50 CUC classic car cab ride there and back from hotel national in Havana Great cab driver took us to his house for Cuban coffee and to meet his family.

Thank jasaxon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked a Hemingway Tour visiting all the places connected to Hemingway in an old timer with a young guide who spoke English very well. The most impressive and beautiful place was Hemingway's house. It is situated on large premises on a hill, where...More

2  Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything in the house is left the way it was. You can imaging Hemingway on his chair writing the Old Man and the Sea. It is so peaceful and quiet, I absolutely love this place!

Thank Gina H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether or not you are a huge fan of the literary masterpieces, the life and story of Ernest Hemingway is very interesting. The recent feature film about his life is called "Papa", and I highly recommend the movie, especially if you are going to visit...More

1  Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of Ernest Hemingway's homes turned into a museum, now open to the public, exactly as he left it in the 60's.

Thank Mildred L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is your place to learn about Hemingway's life in Havana. Make sure you arrange a tour guide at the Museum, they will give you every detail about his life. The place where the house is located is gorgeous, beautiful garden and back yard. You...More

1  Thank Dalida T P
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Kito9
10 July 2017|
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Response from MexRican9999 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need to book at least two days in advance. I recommend to book through your hotel concierge. You're with a group, we felt more at ease. Taxis fees vary depending on the driver. Always ask the taxi driver how... More
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Sara S
20 June 2017|
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Response from Holmesmcjj | Reviewed this property |
We used Overton Travel out of New York. She does a nice job arranging everything but allowing free time in country.
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reginakron
21 March 2017|
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Response from george e | Reviewed this property |
We didn't take a cab to this attraction, but we did take a cab to the Plaza de Revolution, had him wait and then take us to the hotel Nacionale (all in all, about 45 minutes). Our cab fare was only $15 USD (plus tip) and the... More
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