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Cool_Q asked in TravelCaribbeanCuba · 1 decade ago

can you name some historical sites in cuba?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    These are some of Cuba's major historical sites:

    Castillo de la Punta - a Spanish fort built in 1589. Old Havana.

    Cathedral of Havana - built by the Jesuits in 1748, this beautiful church is Cuba's most famous. Plaza de la Catedral, Old Havana.

    José Martí Birthplace - the house of Cuba's national hero. Calle Leon Peréz, Old Havana.

    Parochial Church of the Holy Spirit - the oldest church in Havana, built in 1638. Jesús María, Old Havana.

    El Floridita - a bar made famous by novels of Ernest Hemingway. Plazuela de Albear, Old Havana.

    The Tropicana - a world famous nightclub from 1939. Calle 72 and 41. Havana.

    Cuevas del Indio - large cave where Indian bones were found. Near Cuevas del Vinales, Vinales.

    Playa Girón - site of the Bay of Pigs invasion. In Matanzas Province.

    Moncada Army Barracks - the site of Fidel's first attack on Batista. Calle Carlos Aponte, Santiago de Cuba.

    Morro Castle - a huge Spanish castle dating to 1640. Santiago de Cuba.

    The Castle - built to fight the British in the 1730s. Baracoa.

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  • Beardo
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    1 decade ago

    Parque Nacional Alejandro de Humboldt

    Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the Southeast of Cuba

    Desembarco del Granma National Park

    Old Havana and its Fortifications

    San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba

    Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios

    Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos

    Viñales Valley

    are all designated Unesco world heritage sites:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_World_Heritag...

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  • 1 decade ago

    1.- The Lighthouse in Havana

    2.- The Cathedral Square in Old Havana

    3.- The Revolution Square in Havana

    4.- Old Havana in general with all its museums.

    5.- The Revolution Museum.

    And many others ;)

    Source(s): Born there and visit often :D
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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Um...There's the church called Iglesia de Las Mercedes in La Habana vieja.

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