Eastern Cuba Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Eastern Cuba - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

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Baracoa 9

Holguin 6

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Catedral de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción

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The Parque Independencia is home to the Baracoa's cathedral, built in 1833. The church is best known for preserving the Cruz de la Parra...

El Castillo de Seboruco

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This fortress, which now houses the Hotel El Castillo, dominates a hill overlooking Baracoa. Although construction on it started in 1739,...

Finca Duaba

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You can get a taste of country life at this replica of a typical Cuban plantation. A tour takes you past mango and coconut trees as well...

Fuerte Matachín

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One of Baracoa's three fortresses, Fuerte Matachín, was completed in 1802. Today it houses the Museo Histórico Matachín, whose displays...

Fuerte de la Punta

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Baracoa's third fortress, Fuerte de la Punta, was built in 1803 on a spit of land over the entrance to the bay. The fortress now contains...

Parque Independencia

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This park forms Baracoa's historic heart; local people refer to the triangle-shaped park as "Parque Central." Note the large bust of...

Playa Baragua

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East of town lies Playa Baragua, one of the area's few light-sand beaches. Not far from here, the road passes beneath a natural arch...

Playa Maguana

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West of town, you'll find the lovely, dark-sand Playa Maguana, site of the Gaviota Villa Maguana hotel. Amenities: food and drink; parking;...

Río Miel

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Right outside the east end of town you'll cross the Río Miel. Legend has it that after swimming in these waters you'll fall in love...

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