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museum visit

Afro Cuban Roots

museum visit

Afro Cuban Roots

310 reviews
26 recent guests said this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Tickets, Transport
Hosted in
English, Spanish
museum visit

Afro Cuban Roots

museum visit

Afro Cuban Roots

310 reviews
26 recent guests said this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience
Duration
5 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Tickets, Transport
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

Join us as we examine the melting pot of Afro-Cuban spirituality. We will travel to the township of Guanabacoa, the cradle of Afro-Cuban culture. Once there, we'll visit a local museum to learn about the history of Afro-Cuban religions. Then we will walk the streets of Guanabacoa to see Cuban life firsthand. We’ll meet Damian, a Babalawo—meaning “father of mysteries” or priest—of Santería. He will cleanse us at his alter, and explain how he sees into the future of others and gives advice based on his discoveries. We’ll end the day sharing a cup of Aguardiente—the beverage used in all Afro-Cuban religious practices.

Your host

Adriana & Jose

Adriana & Jose

We are the founders of Beyond Roots, a project focus on providing an Immersion in Afro Cuban Culture through your 5 senses. Growing up in Guanabacoa we were raised under the living legacy of our African ancestors. Now we have an authentic passion for educating people about this misunderstood topic. We want to share with you the feeling of our community, transmit you a knowledge that has been pass from generations and show you its influence in the daily life of the Cubans from different perspectives. In this particular experience you will have an immersion in every aspect of it.

What's included

Food
Afro Cuban Refreshments. Afro Cuban Refreshments
Drinks
Welcoming coffee, Traditional Cocktails, Beer at a local place
Tickets
Entrance to the museum The photo-taking fee is not included.
Transport
Round Trip Transport

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Where you'll be

After meeting at Café Bone´Ma in Vedado, we’ll travel to the town of Guanabacoa, considered the center of Santería. There we will start at a local museum dedicated to the study of Afro-Cuban religions before visiting the altar of a Babalawo, highest priest in Santería.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

Once we finish with the experience, if you wish you can stay for a reading with the babalawo and have the perfect opportunity to take a closer look in to your future. It has an additional cost.
Adriana & Jose
Afro Cuban Roots
310 reviews
From ₹5,747/person
310 reviews
From ₹5,747/person