Central Park | Capitolio Habana

Monumento Jose Marti Habana Vieja

It was built in the space occupied by 3 tiny colonial squares and the former park Isabel II. The park possess first statue in the island devoted to José Martí made in Carrara marble by the Cuban sculptor José Vilalta Saavedra. The bronze sculptures at the base represent some of the scenes of the national hero’s life. The monument Is surrounded by 28 royal palm trees -the national tree- according with the hero’s birthday (January the 28th) and as a symbol of the Cuban spirit and because Nowadays is popular place for national baseball discussions and public gatherings.
Jose Marti Memorial Old Havana