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GUANTANAMO

Guantánamo is nationally of some importance as an industrial city; as Cuba’s economy attempts to diversify, Guantánamo has undergone rapid growth. Unfortunately, the scarcity of government funds have resulted in cramped housing projects and neighborhoods which as closely resemble the U.S.’ urban slums as. The United States maintains a military …

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CAMAGUEY

The city of Camaguey, which was founded early in the 16th century, is one of the cradles of Cuban culture. The oldest part of the city is unique because of its narrow, twisting streets and alleys, which start or end in public squares and form a complicated labyrinth-that was deliberately …

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SANTIAGO DE CUBA

The most exotic city of Cuba, lots of different ethic groups have settled themselves in this city. The second biggest city, after Havana. Santiago de Cuba, a city full with history of the revolution, the fight against dictator Batista. The Capital of Santiago de Cuba Province, which has one of …

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Villa Clara

City most famous because of Che Guevara and the history of Cuba’s revolution CIGARS Calle Maceo #181, Santa Clara, Villa Clara, Cuba Tel: +53 42 202211 Santa Clara has an excellent Fábrica de Tabacos. The factory occupies a full city block and produces high-quality Montecristo, Partagas, Romeo & Julieta, Punch, …

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GRANMA

The province named after the famous boat which brought Fidel and 81 other revolutionairs to Cuba. Before the revolution this province togetter with 4 other provinces was named el Oriente. Granma Province is full of beautiful nature like the Gran Parque Nacional Siera Maestra mountains, and Parque Nacional Desembarco del …

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LA HABANA [HVA]

Havana: New and vintage at the same time Habanocentrismo aside, the Cuban capital is one of the most popular destinations in the country. The city has several credentials in its favor: It is the cultural center of Cuba par none. The big events almost always take place here, and if …

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MATANZAS [MTZ]

Capital city of province Matanzas, is an industrial city with about 120.000 inhabitants. Between Habana and Varadero, you will cross this city. As being a Dutch website I have to remember you that our own Piet Heyn concured the “Zilvervloot” from the Spaniards in the bay of Matanzas in 1628, …

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CIENFUEGOS

Cienfuegos City is called “The Pearl of the South” because of the impressive beauty of its bay; because of its seductive city which provokes the wonder of all who know it, and because of that innate nobility which characterizes those born in Cienfuegos. The history of Cienfuegos possesses interesting antecedents …

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SANCTI SPIRITUS

Maybe not as beautiful as Trinidad, but the villas in Sancti Spiritus have not lost their beauty of the past. The old center of the city was build from until 1514 where you can see the “Iglesia Parroquial Mayor del Espiritu Santo” build in 1522, and rebuild in the 17th …

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TRINIDAD

UNESCO declared Trinidad (founded in 1514, the third Spanish settlement in Cuba) to be a part of world cultural heritage because of its colonial architecture, which dates from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. The oldest part of the city (55 blocks in size, with 1211 buildings) is one …

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