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Things to do in Santiago de Cuba

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The top 38 attractions in Santiago de Cuba

Castles in Santiago
San Pedro de la Roca Castle
This is a military fortress located at the entrance to the Bay of Santiago de Cuba. It was constructed by the Spanish to defend ag
Of Touristic Interest in Santiago
Santiago de Cuba Old Town
Founded in 1515 and, because of its geographical situation, the capital of Cuba until 1556. To this bay came the first black slave
Cathedrals in Santiago
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Assumption
This Cathedral is located in a corner of Parque Céspede. It was modeled after many other cities planned by the Spanish, in the sam
Cabaret in Santiago
Casa de La Trova
La Casa de la Trova is a popular local Latin dance club. In the afternoon and evening there are performances by musicians, playing
Cemeteries in Santiago
Cementerio Santa Ifigenia
This central cemetery has very artistic mausoleums and sculptures. It is an open cemetery, and serves as a thoroughfare for reside
Of Cultural Interest in El Cobre
Basilica of Our Lady of the Copper
This basilica in El Cobre, about 20 km from Santiago, draws its name from the region's typical copper deposits, which have been ac
Churches in Santiago
Basílica del Cobre
Basilica of the Virgin of Charity of Copper, Patroness of Cuba. This monument is located about 25 km away from Santiago, in the pl
Sports-Related in Santiago
Santiago Chess Club
This place is located in a really peculiar corner of the bustling city of Santiago de Cuba. The building is next to the central Pl
Nature Reserves in Santiago
Sierra Maestra
Sierra Maestra is a large mountain range that runs parallel to the south of the island. It is sparsely populated and are just a fe
Gardens in Santiago
Cespedes Park
The main town buildings were all constructed around around the Cespedes Park. The church, the Town Hall and the Governor's House.
Squares in Santiago
Plaza Antonio Maceo
This square, which was opened in 1991, is a 53,000 meters square and houses the country's highest statue of 16 meters high, in hon
Of Cultural Interest in Santiago
Cuban Sugar MIlls
Cuba is currently one of the largest exporters of sugar cane in the world. In fact, it is estimated that 20% of the country's popu
Waterfalls in Santiago
El Saltón
El Saltón is a waterfall nestled among the mountains among the ferns and wild orchids. It's a place of exceptional beauty and peac
Museums in Santiago
Casa de Diego Velazquez
This house was built in 1522 and is the oldest in Cuba. It was the official residence of the first governor of the island restored
Of Touristic Interest in Santiago
Moncada Barracks
There is no better way to begin your visit to Santiago de Cuba, than to head towards the city on July 26, to the former Moncada Ba
Of Cultural Interest in Santiago
Santiago de Cuba Rum Distillery
The old Matusalem rum is no longer produced in Cuba; since 2002, it has been made in the Dominican Republic. Instead, it's now the
Shops in Santiago
Librería la Escalera
The library's Ladder is literally a little corner with all kinds of old publications and memories of the Revolution (and previous
Squares in Santiago
Plaza de Dolores
This park lies to the east of the square, an ancient market currently dominated by the church of Our Lady of Sorrows, which was re