This city offers the visitor a well preserved historical quarter that was founded in 1759 and today is known as the city of the sculptures, since it exhibits some 70 monumental works, especially those by Rita Longa.
The vitality of its varied native culture, whose most faithful example can be seen in the celebration of the always welcome “Jornada Cucalambeana”, held in honour of Juan Cristóbal Nápoles Fajardo, "El Cucalambe", a poet of countryside tradition, who sings about the country’s beautiful landscape.
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The Botanical Gardens located along the road that leads to El Cornito, is in development and borders the urban limits. The area designated to the Garden is some 112 hectares of brown soil crossed by a bubbling stream and surrounded by El Cornito reservoir in its southern portion.
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Old Havana or Habana Vieja is the Old quarter of Havana, founded by the Spanish in 1519 and constructed around the natural harbor of the Bay of Havana. A major mooring point for the treasure laden Spanish Galleons that crisscrossed the Atlantic Ocean between the New World and the Old World. In the 17th century it was one of the main shipbuilding centers of the new world hosting a massive shipyard to both build new and repair old vessels from [...]
Havana Cell Phone Cubacel | Mobile Phone use in Havana Cuba Havana Cuba Mobile phone network coverage is much better than it was several years ago. However, some areas of Havana may offer limited coverage but overall it's good. Unless you use a US mobile operator it's more than likely that you will be able to use roaming in Havana but this can be expensive. Staying connected in Cuba at a better rate will mean obtaining a Cuba SIM Card throughout your stay. Using cell phones in Cuba and Havana is [...]
Casa Barbara is located in the Miramar district of Havana, considered by many as the ideal place to stay in Havana, with its up-market ambience, broad tree shaded 5th avenue, parks and beautiful villas and impressive mansions. Just a 15 minute drive into Vedado, Centro Habana and Old Havana; it's an exceptional location due to its tranquility and abundance of high class Casa Particulares and private Paladar Restaurants. Right from your base at Casa Barbara you'll be able to first [...]
Address: Calle Marti and avenida Cavada Located in the center of Pinar del Rio on Calle Marti, the Museum of Natural Sciences presents a summary of the evolution man as a species, also covering from the birth of life until the origin of humankind. It is located in the ancient Guasch Palace, amongst the most outstanding buildings in Pinar del Rio, the Palacio de Guasch was built in 1909 by a prominent doctor who wanted to incorporate some of his [...]
Cayo Levisa is a tiny island just 3km from the coast of Pinar del Rio and, easily accessible from hotels in Pinar del Rio Center and Vinales Valley. Trips to the island are offered at all hotel reception desks, however, if you are looking to spend the night, booking the hotel in advance is just as there are only 53 rooms. If your Rent a car in Pinar del Rio, driving from any hotel in the area is almost a [...]