A must see. The house is very well kept and full of interest. At certain times there is live music. You get a real feel of the early spanish period in cuba.
Velasquez was a key figure in Cuba's colonial history and his house is one of the most important in Cuba for it's architecture and understanding this period of a then new nation.
Great place to see all the people out and about on a busy sunny day while on a day trip down with our taxi driver Leo in his 55 Chevron.lots of street vendors selling food and clothing,leather,jewellery and an old organ playing.
Old mansion with lots of artifacts and furniture depicting how the aristocrat lived in Cuba in the early days. Interesting place to visit and spend a couple of hours. Guide very knowledgeable about the history. Surprised at how well they lived.
Lovely to walk around the building and see all the old architecture and furnishings - probably would have been worth taking the guide that was offered for a few more insights.
This museum is full of antique furniture and furnishings, as well as some equipment from the copper industry. It is a nice place to escape the heat of the day as well!
Just to tell it at the beginning: In contrast to most reviews I was writing, this is a very personal one. I was deeply disappointed by this museum (official name: Museo de Ambiente Histprico, Casa de Diego Velazquez). The house is nice and also the pieces on display appear to be interesting. But there were no labels, not even in... 更多
This is said to be the oldest house in Cuba, built for Diego Velasquez in the 16th century. It is a step back in time, and work goes on to restore the fabric of the building. The part that is open is beautiful, with furniture and furnishings from different places and eras, which are not necessarily directly related to the... 更多