Cuba is officially called the Republic of Cuba. The country comprises of several islands including the main island of Cuba, Isla de la Juventud and a number of archipelagos.
There are numerous cities in Cuba differing in energetic personalities and homes to different attractions. The capital of Cuba, Havana, is also the largest city in the Caribbean. It is also considered to be one of the oldest cities in the Western Hemisphere. Together with the city of Trinidad, Cuba had the distinction of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While Cuba is extremely popular with tourists, Trinidad is also a must-see. This city is popular for its bustling nightlife as well as for its reputation of being the most well-preserved colonial city in all of Cuba.
Cuba is a vibrant and exciting country to visit. Its French, African and Spanish influences bring impressive architecture and rich culture to the already fascinating country. This authenticity in its culture draws many tourists to Cuba.
The main island of Cuba is home to thousands of cays and islets, parks, mountains and valleys, as well as numerous warm beaches that slope gently off into the Atlantic Ocean or the Caribbean Sea. These natural wonders make Cuba an ideal place for exploring and adventure travelling.
When planning a holiday in Cuba, tourists will be spoilt for choices on places to go, sights to see and activities to do. Here are just a few of the more popular travel destinations in Cuba to add to the itinerary:
Old Havana – What locals call the downtown or city centre of Cuba, it is also one of the municipalities in Havana. There are many sights to visit while in Old Havana. Some of the more popular spots include the Malecon which is an avenue running along the seawall of Havana shore, the Castillo del Morro, which is a beautiful fortress by the entrance of Havana Bat and the Catedral de San Cristobal, which is considered to be one of most beautiful American Baroque churches in Cuba.
Morro Castle – Located in Havana, Morro Castle is officially called the Castillo de los Tres Reyes Magos del Morro. It is a popular fortress that guards the entrance to Havana Bay. Visitors to the Morro Castle can visit exhibition rooms and mini museums located inside the fortress.
Museum of the Revolution – Located in Old Havana, the Museum of the Revolution is housed in the old Presidential Palace, which was the residence of all Cuban presidents from Mario Garcia Menocal to Fulgencio Batista. The museum focuses its exhibits to showcase Cuban history, particularly devoted to the revolutionary war of the 1950’s as well as pre-revolutionary Cuba.
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