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Casa Natal del Mayor (Ignacio Agramonte)

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Address: Ignacio Agramonte 459, Camaguey, Cuba
Phone Number: +53 32 297116

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Good use of colonial building

This is a fine example of a Cuban museum .The building itself is well restored and is a fine example of the Spanish influence on the country . Ignacoa Agramonte lived here so some... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 May 2014
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I think they history of this home and the impact that Ignacio Agramonte had on the Cuban government and their desire to be free from Spanish rule was amazing. The many items in the house that have been conserved were pristine. The docent and ladies there were also a wealth of imformation. There were also beautiful wood carvings showing te... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

at our visit, the house was under reconstruction and anyway closed for holidays (Cubans seem to close everything of interest to tourists during the highest season...). But also from the outside, the house displays the wealth of its former owner.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

Not much to say. Better places to visit in Camaguey. I just preferred to sit in the squares and people watch.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

This is a fine example of a Cuban museum .The building itself is well restored and is a fine example of the Spanish influence on the country . Ignacoa Agramonte lived here so some personal artefacts .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2012

This is the former home of local patriot Ignacio Agramonte, who died in battle in 1873. It is a beautifully restored colonial residence – one imagines that many of the dilapidated buildings in the area were once like this one, two stores above ground level, open courtyard, big rooms with high ceilings, and finely-carved furniture from Spain and elsewhere. There... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

I did not like having to pay to take photos, however, it is another way to raise money toward the upkeep of the museum

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