Cabanacan

Santiago de Cuba

Country Cuba
Local Hour 11:34 AM
Time 29°C
Currency Peso Cubano
Language Español
Habitants 10500 Habitantes

General Information

Santiago de Cuba was founded on July 25 1515 and stands out by the cheerful and appeased inhabitants and for the historical-cultural wealth. All who visit this wonderful city fells like being in a unique place, not only because of the city, of exquisite grace, but for the inhabitants hospitality. For sea lovers there are several diving centers, along 150 km and near the coast, with marked heterogeneity and great quantity of seascapes to admire. Latest of the XIX century lie collapsed in the submarine funds several ships of the Spanish fleet of Cervera. The city is par excellence headquarters of the Festival of the Caribbean Culture, of the bolero and son and it is so strong the artistic sensibility, that Santiago de Cuba has become the best Cuban scenario to welcome cultural events, to the point of deserving the nickname of the Cultural Capital of the Caribbean. In the Sierra Maestra stands out Baconao Park, Turquino Pick and The Great Stone, emblematical places of the geography and history of Santiago that offer the visitor an unique opportunity for trekking and the ascent to the mountainous summits of this solid one.

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Interest Places

Cementerio Santa Ifigenia

Cementerio Santa Ifigenia

Cemetery
Santiago de Cuba.

This cemetery was inaugurated in February 1868. It was the 3rd cemetery officially used in Cuba, much of the past and pr...

Fortaleza San Pedro de la Roca

Fortaleza San Pedro de la Roca

Historic Building
Santiago de Cuba.

The fortress is made up of a series of fortifications, built with the aim of protecting the important port of Santiago....

Santuario de la Virgen del Cobre

Santuario de la Virgen del Cobre

Church
Poblado del Cobre, Santiago de Cuba.

On a hill and surrounded by the greenery of the mountains stands the Church of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, with its...

Museo del Carnaval Santiaguero

Museo del Carnaval Santiaguero

Museum
Ciudad de Stgo de Cuba

It is number 301 of Heredia Street and its rooms are completely dedicated to the history of these popular festivities, d...

Parque Baconao

Parque Baconao

State / National Park
Sureste. Sgto de Cuba.

BACONNAO National park in Cuba that covers a wide region located approximately 20 kilometers from the city of Santiago d...

Centro Historico de la ciudad.

Centro Historico de la ciudad.

City Downtown
Stgo de Cuba.

The city of Santiago de Cuba treasures centuries of history and traditions; inserted in the warmest region of the countr...

Cuartel Moncada

Cuartel Moncada

Historic Building
Ciudad de Stgo de Cuba.

The Moncada Barracks, known as "Ciudad Escolar 26 de Julio", is now a building dedicated to teaching in Santiago de Cuba...

Teatro Heredia.

Teatro Heredia.

Theater / Cinema
Ciudad de Stgo de Cuba

Majestic socio-cultural center and convention center named José María Heredia and Heredia. Linked from its beginnings to...

La Gran Piedra

La Gran Piedra

Natural Attraction
Sierra Maestra

This striking place is only 16 km away from the city. The ascent to the top is done through 452 steps, where the visitor...

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