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San Jose Church (Iglesia de San Jose)

Plaza Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, Holguin 80100, Cuba
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Good church but still needs lots of renovations

this a good church and a good place to visit in Holguin if you are just walking down the boulevard... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Alexis_R0D
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Halifax, Canada
More than just a church

I don't have a previous experience visiting a church in the Caribbean, so I definitely found the... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Torontoniana
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Toronto, Canada
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“holguin city” (2 reviews)
“architecture” (5 reviews)
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Plaza Carlos Manuel de Cespedes, Holguin 80100, Cuba
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

this a good church and a good place to visit in Holguin if you are just walking down the boulevard on Libertad steet

Thank Alexis_R0D
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I don't have a previous experience visiting a church in the Caribbean, so I definitely found the architecture and certain particular details interesting. Moreover, I was impressed by the social activity that seemed to be taking place in the church that Sunday afternoon - the...More

Thank Torontoniana
Reviewed 2 February 2017

The pope apparently stayed her when he came to Cuba. learned some history and checked out this beautiful church

Thank AndrewandPam
Reviewed 29 January 2017

beautiful old church in Cespedes Park (City Center), from the colonial times (1815 to 1819) At the time it was the tallest building t in Holguin from where you could see any danger.

Thank BavBrig
Reviewed 25 January 2017

If you go to Holquin, this church is a must to visit, it has fantastic and beautiful architecture, and once in side it give off a certain presence that gives you a tranquil and calming feel. Just sitting there makes you forget any worries you...More

1  Thank nr151eg
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We went there for the Christmas Mass at 9;00am just three days ago. A very nice little old church in the middle of the city and close to the Cathedral, where you can admire the Pope Juan Pablo's statue. After visiting both churches we had...More

Thank mansojubier
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Twenty years on from the thaw between Castro and the Church and this rather nice, if unfinished, church is now slowly being renovated.

Thank JeremyPC
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Were taken here by our guide Leo on our day at to Holguin in his 55 Chevron,he was a very entertaining guide and had lots of local knowledge as he grew up in this area and spoke good English.This church started being restored but due...More

Thank Susanlockyer
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Holguin City very Cuban, Sunday is for the family, Base ball was on in the afternoon and was told there would be fiesta after the match. People very friendly, shops not very full. Everyone had to cue for everything.

Thank June C
Reviewed 16 October 2016

It is a nice old church... something that you probably wouldn't expect in a communist country. On the other hand Cuba is a catholic country, so visit at the San Jose Church is highly recommended to experience the local spirit.

Thank TomaszKozakowski
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