Learn the history and enjoy the sound of the Palenqueros, the best known Afro-descendant community in our Caribbean Region.
Duration time: 7 hours.
Start time and place: Downtown, Marina Park, in front of the statue. 8:00 am
Time and place where it ends: 3:00 pm
San Basilio de Palenque is Cultural and Intangible Heritage of Humanity and the first free town of America. A place where traditions such as language, dance and culture typical of Africans are preserved and defended.
Here slaves ceased to be slaves and sang and danced to the sound of drums, their founder, Benkos Biojo, has a beautiful memorial in the main square.
'Kombilesa Mi' Welcome!