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“Time Travel”

Diego Velazquez Museum
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Istanbul, Turkey
Level 6 Contributor
580 reviews
247 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,056 helpful votes
“Time Travel”
Reviewed 23 December 2010

This beautifully kept old house is a must visit in Santiago de Cuba. It gives a great idea about how life was during colonnial time. The old furnitures, antique accessories, the house itself are all very impressive. As in all museums in Cuba, if you want to take pictures inside you have to pay 1 CUC in addition but you should definitely do that as inside the house there are plenty of beauties you would like to keep the picture as souvenirs. The whole visit takes utmost 30 minutes and I recommend it.

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“Very Bad Experience”
Reviewed 7 December 2007

We were quite keen to visit this museum; the oldest standing house in Cuba, but it ended up being the biggest hassle of our entire 2 week trip.

As soon as we entered we had a lady following us giving information about the museum. I told her we didn't want a tour ($) and eventually she left. Then we had someone inspect our ticket and said we hadn't paid for photography and they wanted money. We said we had and eventually they left. Not long after someone else came up to us and said the same thing. When we didn't pay them either they threatened to inform the "management". Another person posing as a manager then came up to us and wanted money for photography. Finally, we said they could all come with us to the front desk where we purchased the ticket and sort it out. This finally stopped the verbal harassment but two women continued to follow us around like a shadow for the duration of our stay.

Very unpleasant visit. Spent more time arguing with people than viewing the exhibits. Would definitely NOT recommend.

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