Located in the south coast of the central region of Cuba, Cienfuegos was named this name in 1830
and was distinguished with that title. This city has much to show who visit it. At La Antigua Plaza
de Armas, is Park Jose Marti, where you will find the only Triumph Arc in Cuba, The Cathedral of Nuestra
Senora of Ia Purisima Concepcion, the school San Lorenzo, The House of the Founder and the Tomas Terry theater
are places that must be visited, like the castle of Nuestra Senora of Los Angeles of Jagua and the Palaces of VaIle and Ferrer.
A short distance from the city, you will find beautiful beaches. This city is caught between the beaches
and the mountains.
Guantanamo is the easternmost section of Cuba. The city of Guantanamo has little to offer to tourist.
It is only 40 km from US Naval base. Winds have sculpted this landscape. A great tourist stop right down the road from
Guantanamo is Baracoa. Baracoa is rich in legend and in history. It also contains beautiful beaches, mountains and colonial houses.
Havana is the second largest city in the Caribbean and the center attraction of Cuba. Havana still stands strong just like
it was 100 years ago. Despite what was told of the history of Havana, Havana suffered little damage in the country's war
and revolution. Havana is still the same as it was in the 50's and 60's, with American automobile's from the 50's and 60's
still dominate the street. Havana has an excellent nightlife, with cinemas, historic theatres, cabarets, nightclubs and
music venues. From the rough Old Havana to residential areas ranging from shabby to demolition, Havana's inhabitant is what
shines through the most.
Located in the eastern part of the country, Holguin stretches for 9,300 square kilometers and is
home of 1.5 million inhabitants. Holguin offers great attractions for tourist and for recreation.
Potential tourist include 34 rivers, six waterfalls (the largest in the country), six dams, five
submarine areas, nineteen historical and cultural sites and about 60 kilometers of beaches. Holguin is
also home of about 30 percent of Cuba's vegetation. The highest achievement of Holguin, is the fact that
tourist infrastructure still lies in it's being of nature with the mix of the forest and the sea. Holguin is still
considered to be modern.
Santiago has a population of over four hundred thousand and is geographically located on the southeastern point
of the island farthest away from Florida. Santiago is the second largest city in Cuba. santiago is an agriculture and minor
region which exports sugar, fruit, wood, copper and iron. It also includes culture and many tourist spots. Tourist spots includes,
museums, cathedrals, castles, sports stadiums and a University. santiago was also the focus point on the Spanish-American War, and there is still
rememberance around the area of the war.
Camaguey is located in the central-eastern part of Cuba. Camaguey is a very old city founded
in 1514. Now it is one of the largest cities in Cuba. It is the only Cuban city other than Havana that has direct
flights to Miami. There are many old cathedrals located in Camaguey.
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