El Caney, “homemade” food

El Caney, “homemade” food

Visiting the Natural Park El Nicho, in Cienfuegos, we have the opportunity to taste the Creole food of the restaurant “El Caney”. Only 100 meters away from the Park. A rustic construction site. Food prepared in a rural style. Friendly treatment and excellent view of the mountains. Nothing better after the walk than good Creole […]

Guanaroca Lagoon, histories, legends and nature

Guanaroca Lagoon, histories, legends and nature

According to an aboriginal legend, the Guanaroca lagoon is the result of the disconsolate cry of a mother. The beautiful Guanaroca, mourns the death of her first child at the hands of the father. The pain was so great, she cried so much her tears formed the rivers, the bay and the lake. Thus explained […]

Mr. Cienfuegos has his “Imperio”

Mr. Cienfuegos has his “Imperio”

The personal venture reaches Cienfuegos. In this case it takes the form of a gym. A private business to satisfy the demand of locals and tourists. It opens its doors not only for those who practice bodybuilding but also for those who want a healthier life. Its service covers the main exercise routines. Imperio Gym […]

El Nicho, Cienfuegos, a natural paradise for everyone

El Nicho, Cienfuegos, a natural paradise for everyone

A paradise. Thus, we could qualify El Nicho, in Cienfuegos, Cuba. This exceptional natural space is considered one of the most beautiful places in Cuba. Hidden between the mountains, it combines the green of the vegetation with the rivers, waterfalls and natural polls. It is a wonder of nature at the visitor’s disposal. It is […]

Attractive beach in Rancho Luna

Attractive beach in Rancho Luna

Cienfuegos, the City of the Sea, known also as the Pearl of South is a desired destination for lovers of diving. Its submarine bottoms are among the most attractive of the Island. Diving is one of the most developed tourist modalities in this region. The coast and some small beaches with exit to the Caribbean […]

Among dolphins in Cienfuegos

Among dolphins in Cienfuegos

Imagine the experience of swimming with dolphins in Cienfuegos, Cuba. Yes, it is possible. It is one of the services offered by the Cienfuegos Dolphinarium. This will be a unique opportunity to enjoy with the whole family. Not to worry, it is safe because those dolphins have been well trained. In addition, you and yours […]

Through Boulevard of Cienfuegos

Through Boulevard of Cienfuegos

Santa Clara, Havana and other cities of Cuba have their Boulevard, and Cienfuegos did not want to be left behind. Full of life and with varied commercial and cultural offerings, the Cienfuegos Boulevard is undoubtedly one of the most frequented sites in the city. It can even be said to be the busiest pedestrian route […]

Cienfuegos, Pearl of South, has its Coppelia

Cienfuegos, Pearl of South, has its Coppelia

There is no better place in Cienfuegos to refresh the palate than the Coppelia. Located in front of the central Paseo del Prado, it opens its doors every day from 10 AM until 10 PM. Place very visited by locals and tourists. Affordable prices, multiple offers on the menu. Currently renewed after a repair that […]

Cienfuegos rescue its Cathedral

Cienfuegos rescue its Cathedral

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pure Conception, in Cienfuegos, is one of the most emblematic buildings of this city. It is located in Santa Isabel and San Carlos streets, in front of the José Martí Park. Its two tall steeples stand out in the landscape, one higher than the other does, because the […]

A Casino turned into Cienfuegos Museum

A Casino turned into Cienfuegos Museum

Formerly Spanish Casino, today Provincial Museum of Cienfuegos. Located in front of Marti Park, at the corner of 54th and 27th streets. One of the bourgeois real estate that became a cultural institution. A neoclassical building with an interior courtyard, built in 1893 to host the Spanish Casino. The ground floor was used for casino […]

Tomas Terry: An artistic “coliseum” in Cienfuegos

Tomas Terry: An artistic “coliseum” in Cienfuegos

On your walk through Marti Park, do not miss visiting the Tomas Terry Theater. Located in front of this Park, at the corner of 56th Avenue and 27th Street. This is an almost unparalleled theater on our Island. Its design is of an Italian coliseum type, a horseshoe shaped room in which the public is […]

Marti Park, in the heart of Cienfuegos

Marti Park, in the heart of Cienfuegos

In the Historical Center of Cienfuegos, we find the Marti Park. Its construction ended in 1850 and it was used as old Arms Square (Plaza de Armas) and had several names. At the time of founding of the city of Cienfuegos, this area was the starting point for the first streets. For this and more […]

Ferrer Palace at Cienfuegos, a look from the top

Ferrer Palace at Cienfuegos, a look from the top

At the corner of 54th and 25th Streets, next to of Marti Park in Cienfuegos, we find this amazing mansion. It is almost impossible to accept that it is a construction of the late nineteenth century and not much older. However, it is true; the Ferrer Palace is a construction of the year 1892, remodeled […]

Palacio de Valle, symbolism and luxury of a museum

Palacio de Valle, symbolism and luxury of a museum

In the limits of the Paseo del Prado en Cienfuegos, in the zone of Punta Gorda, stands the Palacio de Valle. Symbol of the South Pearl. One of the most emblematic buildings in the region. This luxurious mansion reflects the eclecticism of Cienfuegos. It is a museum and a restaurant specialized in seafood. A bit […]

Cienfuegos: Walking on Paseo del Prado

Cienfuegos: Walking on Paseo del Prado

When saying Paseo del Prado, surely you will think about Havana. However, Cienfuegos also has its own. In fact, it is more extensive than the famous Paseo del Prado of Havana. It crosses the entire city, with about 2 kilometers of length, from the entrance to this city until the Malecon of Cienfuegos. It is […]

Cienfuegos: The beautiful City of Sea

Cienfuegos: The beautiful City of Sea

Elegant city of Cienfuegos. Formerly called Fernandina de Jagua because it is located near the bay of Jagua. It adopted the current name to pay homage to the person responsible for its foundation. Discovered in the fifteenth century by Admiral Christopher Columbus and founded as a villa by the French in 1819. A cosmopolitan and […]

Jagua Castle at Cienfuegos, fortress with history

Jagua Castle at Cienfuegos, fortress with history

The Fortress of Nuestra Señora de Jagua is a military fortification of the XVIII century, known as the Castle of Jagua. It imposes majestic in the landscape of the Bay of Cienfuegos. Nearby was the picturesque fishing village of El Perché, of French origin, very attractive for tourists. The fort was declared National Monument in […]

Cienfuegos: La Buena Pipa, an alternative Cafe

Cienfuegos: La Buena Pipa, an alternative Cafe

Walking through the streets of Cienfuegos, I find an unusual site. The name call my attention, “Café la Buena Pipa”. Every Cuban knows the famous “endless tale”. We say that it even has a very philosophical meaning, or is the name just that … a good name? Standing at the door I see a cozy […]

Library for all ages at Cienfuegos

Library for all ages at Cienfuegos

On your tour through Paseo del Prado in Cienfuegos, you will notice this majestic building of imposing facade, undisputed symbol of the splendor that this city had in its golden decades. Formerly the headquarters of the Lyceum of Cienfuegos, in 1976 it became the Provincial Library “Roberto García Valdés”. Since then it has a growing […]

Benny stayed in Cienfuegos

Benny stayed in Cienfuegos

As if he were another traveler in the city of Cienfuegos, we found this personage among the people. Cast in bronze, it seems to walk through the center of Paseo del Prado, the main alle of Perla del Sur. He is Benny Moré, born as Bartolome Maximiliano Moré back in 1919. He has the same […]