The city was founded around the bay with the same name. With an architecture of strong personality and high national values. It is recognized as the neoclassical city of Cuba. The relationship between their remarkable monuments and their natural scenario is unique. Well-know as the city of the bridges it is also denominated as the Atenas de Cuba. Amount their more outstanding cultural elements are the distinguished theater Sauto, the Junco Palace and the authentique French pharmacy of XIX century. The Bellamar Caves are the most beautiful open tourist center.