If we consider culturalsights of Cuba, then we can assume that they are almost gone, as the indigenous inhabitants of Cuba died out, and they were replaced by the Spaniards who settled on the islands in the 16th century.
Travel to a wonderful country
Cuba is not famous for its historical values,which can be seen in such great cities as Rome, Paris and others, and nature. She's really great here. Thanks to the tropical climate in Cuba, it is warm and always a lot of tourists and lovers to luxuriate in the sun and bathe in the depths of the sea. The biggest attraction is the Vinales Valley. It is a vast area of hills in the west of the country, which is already 160 million years old. There are many caves and mountains with names. For example, the cave of Santo Tomas has a length of 45 km. This is the largest cave in South America. There are a lot of amazing things in it. Here you can see a factory for the production of tobacco, enjoy the paintings of the artist L. Gonzalez, famous on the American continents. Rock climbing and mountain biking are the main sports in Cuba. After all, here the hilly terrain and excellent conditions for these sports. After Columbus discovered the islands of Cuba, the locals began to flee from the Spaniards and hide in caves. It was here that the escapees were fugitives. The Spaniards considered the indigenous population of Cuba - the Indians - to be slaves. The swamp of Zapata is the second attraction of Cuba, which attracts with its vast territory. There is a huge number of birds and reptiles, as well as animals and fish. As for culture, the sights of Cuba are concentrated in the capital - Havana. Here there is an old part of the city, in which there are ancient architectural buildings: the Cathedral of the Great Christopher on Bolotnaya Square and the Cathedral. These masterpieces of art are protected by UNESCO and built in the Baroque style. In the cathedral you can enjoy the creations of such great artists as Murillo and Rubens. The wonderful city of Trinidad is a historical place full of architectural creations. This city is a museum, and without a fence and a roof over your head. The largest area of Cuba is San Juan de Dios. Describes the colonial period of the state. There are many churches and cathedrals on the square. Santa Clara is a city - a mausoleum. In it lies the ashes of the revolutionary Che Guevara. The resort of Santa Maria del Mar is famous for being close to the capital of Cuba - Havana, so relaxing at the resort, you can combine rest with travel around the capital, viewing ancient architectural masterpieces. Here, many tourists are engaged in diving, and next is the city of Tarara, which has an institution for the treatment of children. The islands in Cuba are many, and they are all of different size.
Cayo Coco Island
The island of Cayo Coco is not the biggest, but heis surprising in that he hardly ever stepped on a man's foot, he is not spoiled by civilization, you can see a wonderful nature in it. Here there are unique beautiful flamingos, which no longer live anywhere. The island is connected with other islands by an underwater road. Therefore, on this island, tourists are engaged in water sports, including diving. The island is cut off from the world and resembles a paradise on Earth. White sand and crystal clear water, and rest with the whole family is a pleasure, the main thing is that it is far from home and in a calm and romantic atmosphere. In translation, the name of the island means "Bird". Here are really amazing and beautiful birds. They live on an island as a separate planet. In addition to the magnificent flamingos, here you can find 30 000 different birds. There is also a huge variety of fish. The island of Cayo Coco is like a huge aquarium, near which various fish swim, and tourists can watch their life from the shores and special institutions. On this island there are many hotels that always wait for tourists to rest. Basically here people are engaged in immersion in water and watching the water world. This is an amazing sight, because the water is clean, and the diversity of the water world is huge. Cuba is a pearl of the Caribbean islands. It is in the Caribbean Sea, and many dream to go there at least once in life. This is an amazing place for lovers and honeymooners. Every girl dreams of getting away from the banal turmoil and celebrating a wedding in the Caribbean islands or at least holding a photo session there to capture the nature and unforgettable atmosphere of the sea, sun, sand and clean air. 500 years ago, Christopher Columbus set foot on the land of the Caribbean islands and discovered America, since then this is an unforgettable place, a paradise on Earth, a place for rest that bestows rest and peace for everyone who comes there. Cuba pleases the eye of any even the most indifferent person, littered with the daily routine of work and personal affairs.
Attractions in Havana
- Castillo del Morro Fortress;
- Fortress of Castillo de la Punta;
- Prado Boulevard;
- Museum dedicated to the fight against illiteracy;
- Palace of Fine Arts;
- Museum of Havana;
- National Museum;
- Anthropological Museum;
- Santa Clara;
- The Colonial Museum;
- The fortress of La Cabaña;
- Fortress of La Fuersa;
- Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception;
- City Hall;
- The museum-house in which Ernest Hemingway lived;
- The Guanabokoa Historical Museum;
- The zoo is the largest on the American continents.
In Havana - the capital of the cube, there is the area of the Arms, init has survived until our time the palace, which in ancient times sat the governor of the old Cuba, next to the Cathedral Square. 130 km from Havana, there are the fortress of Riel-Fuerza: Varadero and Soroa. Varadero - these are long beaches for many kilometers with white sands. Soroa is a tourist center with a huge number of different types of orchids. It is the second largest orchid greenhouse in the world after Boston in the United States. The beach of Varadero is one of the best in the world. There are many advantages:
- Cave of Ambrosio;
- Varader National Park;
- A lot of diving centers;
- International airport with charter flights from Europe.
The sights of Cuba are very diverse. But on the other hand, all of them are united by nature and naturalness. For example, the Capitol. Two islands near Havana and Varadero are connected with each other by a road and a bulk trail. Thanks to the sun, the sea and the beautiful nature, more and more hotels for tourists have recently been built. Previously, the cube was a country of savages, Indians and slaves, who hid from the conquerors of the continent - the Spaniards, life in Cuba was wild and not noticeable. Now Cuba is a resort for tourists from all over the world. Tourist business helped the country develop and become famous. In Cuba, there is Lake Castillo del Moro. It hosts a large trout, which is an object for sport fishing. In the lake are also inhabited: crocodiles, turtles, manhuari fish. There is a crocodile cattery where you can find pendant bridges, as well as "cabañas" houses in the style of the ancient Taino tribe. Houses on stilts used to be made by Indians, so that they were tall and could not get through all sorts of creatures. In Santiago de Cuba is the only museum in the world piracy. This city is famous for carnivals, which begin in the summer period, and its colorful and eccentricity. Carnivals are held on the street. People dress up in carnival costumes and walk in columns around the city. Among other things, the city of Santiago de Cuba has many attractions.
And what about entertainment?
Picturesque nature and a wonderful microclimate of steelreasons for the establishment of the resort area of the city of Gran Piedra. It is a tourist center, next to which there is a meteorological station and flower gardens. The island of Juventud is the most beautiful place of the Cuban islands and the whole of the American world. The seas washing the island are full of a variety of fish, for which amateur fishing is hunted. Sports and amateur fishing are allowed here. On this island there are many bays, beaches, hotels and tourist towns. There are many protected areas and another amazing sight - a beach with black sand. How not to mention the Cuban cigars. The most valuable are the Havana cigars:
- Romeo & Julieta;
Returning to ancient history, you can notmention the area of the Revolution, which is, of course, in the capital of Cuba - Havana. Under Batista's rule, the square was called the Republic Square. Now the building of the Communist Party of Cuba. On the square, celebrate all the festivities that can be attributed to the revolution. Fidel Castro, as head of state, always uttered solemn speeches on the square. Now he went on a well-deserved rest and the area was forgotten. For many people, especially the older generation, and even the followers of communist power, of course, the landmarks are memorials that went down in history and remind us of some significant events in the life of the state. The tallest tower in Havana is the Martí José Memorial. It is located near the building of the central committee. At the memorial is an observation deck, from which the entire city is visible - an excellent place for tourists, as well as residents of the city. The taste and color of a friend is not, but - Cuba - this is truly a heavenly place.
Beach Esmeralda - a great place to relax
Esmeralda is one of the largest and mostprestigious beaches in Cuba. It is located in half an hour flight from Havana. Nearby is the town of Holguin - 56 km. The name of the beach is translated as an emerald beach. Here you will find the purest water, white sand, a diverse underwater world and beautiful sea reefs. A great place for diving and for relaxing on the beach. It was on the coast of Esmeralda that the indigenous Indians met with Christopher Columbus, when he landed on the shore and discovered the islands. On the beach of Esmeralda you can go sailing, diving, windsurfing, go for a water bike and swim with a mask. Best of all, of course, book a tour of the surrounding area and attractions. After all, there are many tropical forests in which it is difficult and unsafe to walk alone, especially for the first time. Guana is a quiet and peaceful place four hours drive from Havana. It is a river port, an amazing place where there are no huge beaches and scorching sun.
Tourist features of Guan
- Crocodile farm;
- Indian village;
- 12 islets connected by wooden bridges;
- Botanical Garden.
Indian village is interesting in that it standshuts of the Indians of ancient times. Here you can try the crocodile meat, ride a boat along the whole village, surrounded by water and tropical forests. In the village there are unique sculptures of that time. The farm has 40 thousand crocodiles. They are kept under special conditions, and then cut and extracted meat and skin, from which do many valuable things: bags, belts, wallets and so on. After a tour of the farm and the Indian village, you can enjoy the Cuban ensemble and taste the delicacies here. Tour of the botanical garden will not leave indifferent any fan of exotic plants. Especially a lot of cacti here. Well, you can spend the night in this resort in a hotel that floats on the water. The most interesting entertainment is fishing for bait. The water is clear and clean, there is an exotic fish in it, and the calm and beautiful climate will complement the warm atmosphere of relaxation.