Parque Rumiñahui

CA3
Parks gardens
CA Ranking: 3
Admission: n-a
Mercaderes esq. a Lamparilla, Habana Vieja
  • The main feature of this tiny but lovely tree-shaded park, which occupies the site of a collapsed colonial building, is a sculpture given to Fidel Castro by Ecuadorean artist Oswaldo Guayasamín (1919-1999), whom the park honors. Rumiñahui was the last Inca emperor who fought a tenacious guerrilla war against the Spanish conquistadores; it is a Quecha word for “Eye Stone.”

    
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