Things to see and do - Gibara
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Gibara Travel guide
Gibara : Michelin's recommendations
Time seems to have stood still in this languid port sited on a crescent-shaped bay which had its heyday in the 19C. On strolling past its imposing wave-battered fortifications and charming white façades, visitors will soon succumb to its pleasant mood of tropical lethargy. Well off the beaten track, Gibara is earning a reputation as a laid-back destination. Its three museums (note especially the museum of decorative arts) complement one another nicely.
Tourist attractions Gibara : Things to see and do
In common with other such foundations in Cuba, this museum celebrates the heroes of the revolution. In addition to this inevitable topic, it also has interesting collections on the maritime history of Gibara, the pre-Columbian period and the era of s..
Located in a fine building that was the headquarters of General Calixto García in 1898, the museum of decorative arts recreates a 19C aristocratic interior. Note also the stained glass that embellishes the interior doors of houses.