José Martí Memorial, Havana

Discover the José Martí Memorial in Plaza de la Revolución Square of Havana, Cuba.

José Martí Memorial, Havana
José Martí Memorial © Bit Boy

The José Martí Memorial is located in the center of Plaza de la Revolución Square of Havana. It is a huge monument almost 142 meters tall and 78,50 of diameter, being the tallest structure in all Havana.

José Martí Memorial , Plaza de la Revolución, Havana
José Martí Memorial © Giåm

The monument houses a museum and a viewpoint located 129 meters high from where you’ll enjoy amazing views over the city after climbing a 567 steps staircase. (the lift is 2 CUC).

In the ground floor of the monument you’ll find 79 thoughts of José Martí engraved in gold spreaded into five halls.

Right in front of the monument there is a 17 meters marble statue representing José Martí sitting and thinking.

The memorial was placed in here in 1958, and nowadays is surrounded by 6 pillars representing the old provinces Cuba was divided into, as well as each one’s crests.

More information:


Plaza de la Revolución, La Habana - Cuba.

Ticket price:

5 CUC; the lifter to reach the viewpoint is 2 CUC.

Opening hours

Mondays through Saturdays from 9:30am to 5:00pm.

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