Cabanacan

Camagüey City

Country Cuba
Local Hour 9:08 PM
Time 29°C
Currency Peso Cubano
Language Español
Habitants 10500 Habitantes

General Information

The city of Camagüey it’s located in the geographical center of the province and 535 km east of Havana, it’s also known as the "City of Tinajones". From the colonial period it was always among the most important cities of the island, without doubt, also among the most beautiful. Walking through the streets of the old stately villa one can appreciate true architectural wonders of fine baroque, mainly churches and its historic center being a labyrinth of narrow streets and small squares. Also it’s considered the largest and best preserved of the island. It was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Camagüey is the birthplace of National Poet of Cuba, Nicolas Guillen, and home to the world famous Ballet of Camagüey. It is also the birthplace of Ignacio Agramonte, hero of the first independence war; the eminent scientist Carlos J. Finlay, and poets Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda and Aurelia Castillo.

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Interest Places

Iglesia de la Merced

Iglesia de la Merced

Church
Centro de la ciudad.

The Church of La Merced is a beautiful and well-preserved temple of recognized architectural value located in the curren...

Teatro Principal.

Teatro Principal.

Theater / Cinema
Ciudad de Camaguey.

The Principal Theater, of Camagüey, is one of those coliseos that hoards within its walls of 162 years the most dissimil...

Playa Santa Lucia.

Playa Santa Lucía.

Beach
Al Este de Cayo Sabinal y de la entrada de la Bahía de Nuevitas

The beach of Santa Lucia is located on the north coast of the province of Camaguey, With an uninterrupted and beautiful...

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