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For other places with the same name see Santa Clara
Viazul provides several buses a day to Camagüey, Havana, Sancti Spiritus, and Santiago de Cuba. Astro serves Cienfuegos and Trinidad (Cuba). There are several trains from Havana, a daily overnight train and a twice weekly daytime train from Santiago de Cuba, and a daily train from Cienfuegos.
Santa Clara contains the mausoleum for the fallen of the Revolution. Included in this mausoleum is Che Guevara himself. In order to maintain the sanctity of the place, photography inside the mausoleum is strictly prohibited. Also, there are no souvenir-sellers to be found nearby. There is also a Che Guevara museum, as well as a huge square (Plaza de la Revolucion) overlooked by a large statue of Che.
Cafes and cantinas are located in one section of 'Main Street' (listen for the live music) where the usual Cristal Cerveza, rum and cafe abound. In fact, a real treat is the ridiculously cheap and fantastically fresh and tasty espresso located on the strip.