He became a Cuban National Hero and an icon in the Cuban independence wars against Spain.
Birthplace of José MartiLeonor Pérez street 314, between Picota street and Egido street.
Open: Tuesday - Saterday 9.00 - 5.00 pm
Sunday 9.00 - 13.00 - 1 Cuc
A small house where José Marti was born and lived the first years of his life. The collection exhibits photos and documents of his imprisonment and trips to Latin America and New York.
Memorial and Museo José Marti - Jose Marti MonumentLocation : Plaza de la Revolution
The museum is dedicated to the life of the Cuban National Hero and exhibits photos, letters and documents. The museum is housed in a tower with a height of 139m, the highest point in Havana city. In front of the tower is a 18m high José Marti statue carved in white marble.
José Marti PoemsJosé Marti is best known for the lyrics of the famous song Guantanamera This popular Cuban song are verses from his poetry work Versos Sencillos The song was made popular worldwide by the American Folksinger Pete Seeger.
Yo soy un hombre sincero
Best poetry of José MartiHis important poetry among many others are:
From the poetry volume : Versos LibresCultivo una rosa blanca,
En julio como enero
Para el amigo sincero
Que me da su mano franca.
Y para el cruel que me arranca
El corazón con que vivio,
Cardo ni orgula cultivo,
Cultivo la rosa blanca.
I cultivate a white rose