Festival for Christian Worshipers

Festival for Christian Worshipers

Every year the young Christians of the Church of the Nazarene celebrate their Adoration Festival. This 2017 they met in the church located in La Ceiba in Havana. In response to the call:“Searching an adorer”, young people from Havana and Mayabeque brought their best gifts to this feast of talents dedicated to Jesus Christ, Lord […]

Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), dream of young artists

Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA), dream of young artists

Many of us are the ones who once dreamed of studying at ISA, the Instituto Superior de Arte. From children and after youngsters we imagined ourselves graduates of this center. From these classrooms arose giants of art such as visual artists Roberto Fabelo and Zaida del Río and actors Corina Mestre, Luis Alberto García, Alina […]

Graduation Recital at National School of Art (ENA)

Graduation Recital at National School of Art (ENA)

The National School of Art (ENA) is dressed as a gala. There is a graduation today in this music school. You can see the coming and going of students, teachers and parents. Several students will offer their graduation recital. While students of other years continue their study routine, the near-graduates enlist. Some classrooms are empty. […]

Cueva de los Portales and its romance with “Che”

Cueva de los Portales and its romance with “Che”

Protected by the lush vegetation of Sierra de la Güira, Cueva de Los Portales is located in the municipality of La Palma, Pinar del Río, because of its physical and geographical formations and its cultural and historical values, one of the most visited sites in western Cuba. As a result of the cut that the […]

Pinar del Río: Garden of Cuba

Pinar del Río: Garden of Cuba

Known as the “garden of Cuba” and world-famous for its tobacco plantations, Pinar del Río celebrates its 150th anniversary in September. Located at the western end of the island, Vueltabajo is the first link between Cubans and the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the Yucatan Canal. Recognized by numerous experts as the land […]

Camilo Cienfuegos National Museum

Camilo Cienfuegos National Museum

The Camilo Cienfuegos National Museum in the Yaguajay municipality of Sancti Spiritus province, some 380 kilometers from Havana, is one of the centers that treasures the history of one of Cuba’s most important men in the twentieth century. Inaugurated in 1989, the complex comprises a sculptural ensemble with the representation of artist Thelvia Marín del […]

Cayos San Felipe: overwhelming experience

Cayos San Felipe: overwhelming experience

Located to the south of Pinar del Río and accessible only by sea from the ports of La Coloma, Nueva Gerona and Batabanó, or from the international diving centers of Hotel Colony and Maria la Gorda, the Cayos de San Felipe National Park is a true paradise for nature tourism lovers. Species such as dwarf […]

Villa Aguas Claras, the Caribbean colors

Villa Aguas Claras, the Caribbean colors

Located in the grounds of an old Pinar del Río estate, the International Villa Aguas Claras is a true oasis to enjoy the colors of the Caribbean. Only seven kilometers from the city of Pinar del Río and twenty kilometers from the Valley of Viñales, the complex becomes an ideal place for nature tourism lovers. […]

Bariay: Where Christopher Columbus discovered Cuba

Bariay: Where Christopher Columbus discovered Cuba

What is now known as Bariay National Monument Park was the site that Christopher Columbus crossed to get into Cuban territory on October 28, 1492 and discover the most beautiful land that human eyes had ever seen. Located 37 kilometers from the city of Holguín, Bariay Park is a protected area due to its biological […]

The lovely Trinidad in Cuba

The lovely Trinidad in Cuba

Also known as the Museum City of Cuba, Trinidad is one of the places with the greatest tradition, culture and history of the Caribbean country. Presumed to be one of the most comprehensive and preserved architectural ensembles in the Americas, these attributes have allowed it to be recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO […]

Santisima Trinidad, temple of culture and religion

Santisima Trinidad, temple of culture and religion

The Iglesia Mayor Santísima Trinidad, located in the province of Sancti Spíritus, is one of the most beautiful and prestigious Catholic temples in Cuba. Considered also the largest in Trinidad, this Church treasures valuable works of the island’s religious artistic heritage. After 75 years of construction, it was inaugurated on February 15, 1892 by Bishop […]

Laguna del Tesoro in Playa Larga

Laguna del Tesoro in Playa Larga

According to legend, the natives of the island threw their wealth at the bottom of the lake to prevent it from falling into the hands of the Spaniards, hence the name of the Laguna del Tesoro, a natural paradise located in the Ciénaga de Zapata. This reservoir, with a surface area of 16 square kilometers […]

Guamá: Mythical charm of a legend

Guamá: Mythical charm of a legend

Guamá is a Cuban tourist center very frequented every year by visitors of all nationalities. Located in the Ciénaga de Zapata National Park, the main wetland of the insular Caribbean and Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, it is a site of great attraction for its history and nature. This village exhibits places destined to the sale […]

Cueva de los Peces, a true underwater paradise

Cueva de los Peces, a true underwater paradise

Cueva de los Peces is one of the most amazing gifts of nature that exists. This seventy-two-meter deep cenote, located on the south coast of Cuba, in the municipality of Ciénaga de Zapata, is the deepest in the country. Its attractive is that this water well, surrounded by vegetation, creates a natural swimming pool ideal […]

Caletón, history and nature at Playa Larga

Caletón, history and nature at Playa Larga

To feel in direct contact with nature, rest from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy an incomparable tranquility, there is no better proposal than visiting Caletón. Located in the municipality of Ciénaga de Zapata, the largest wetland of the insular Caribbean, this small and hospitable fishing village is one of those places […]

La Dionisia: paradise of history and nature

La Dionisia: paradise of history and nature

Away from the city noise, produced by the sound of cars and the hubbub of passers-by, remains the tourist center La Dionisia, a paradise in which history and nature converge. Located on the outskirts of the city of Matanzas, about 100 kilometers east of Havana, the old coffee mill founded in 1820 stands out for […]

Ignacio Agramonte’s House Museum at Camagüey

Ignacio Agramonte’s House Museum at Camagüey

The House Museum of Ignacio Agramonte Loynaz, located in the urban center of the city of Camagüey becomes one of the most important buildings of the city for its architectural, historical and cultural values. The building, declared a National Monument in 1978, was presumably erected in the middle of the eighteenth century and shows the architectural […]

A Pharaoh in Pinar del Río

A Pharaoh in Pinar del Río

Inspired by the extraordinary and mystical universe of Egyptian civilization and due to the popular preference, El Faraón nightclub has become the flagship nightclub in Vueltabajo. With a decoration that recreates the life of well-known monarchs, the facility aims to stimulate the interest of domestic and foreign visitors to the valuable passages of the culture […]

“Coliseum”: A luxury option for exercises in Vueltabajo

“Coliseum”: A luxury option for exercises in Vueltabajo

Every day more people are betting on a healthy way of life; therefore, among the alternatives most liked by Cubans, is attending a gym to possess a healthy and stylized body. Without overcrowding, better hygiene and more equipment available, private premises nowadays offer a much more tempting offer for practitioners than state facilities. This is […]

House of Cultural Diversity: architectural gem of Camagüey

House of Cultural Diversity: architectural gem of Camagüey

The House of Cultural Diversity, located in the city of Camagüey, shows its visitors the multicultural plurality and the architectural, patrimonial and cultural values of the legendary Puerto Príncipe. Located in front of the former Arms Square, today Ignacio Agramonte Park, and surrounded by the houses of the most illustrious neighbors of the town, its […]

Plaza del Carmen: art and tradition in Camagüey

Plaza del Carmen: art and tradition in Camagüey

There are many reasons for locals and visitors to succumb to the charms of Plaza del Carmen, located in the heart of the city of Camagüey, and considered the second most preserved Colonial Place of the former villa. Its varied popular architecture, irregular courtyards, simple and modest facades of the houses, representative of the original […]

Birán, symbolic place of contemporary Cuban history

Birán, symbolic place of contemporary Cuban history

The Biran Historical Complex is located in a remote village in the municipality of Cueto in Holguín province, 750 kilometers east of Havana. In this place were born Fidel Castro Ruz, leader of the Cuban Revolution and his brother Raúl Castro, current President of the Republic of Cuba. With a very characteristic architecture, composed of […]

Park of American Fraternity in Havana

Park of American Fraternity in Havana

This park has its history. Some time ago it was a stage of military exercises, today is crowded by all kinds of walkers. It was baptized as Square of Mars during the XVII and XVIII centuries until transcendentally it obtained the title of “Park of the American Fraternity”. It was built in 1892 to celebrate […]

Charros in Havana, Mexican music for every occasion

Charros in Havana, Mexican music for every occasion

Cubans are lovers of music. We like to sing or that others sing for us in any corner or party. Cuban music or from other latitudes makes our soul happy and allows us to express emotions. We are a musical town. We love good traditional Mexican music that was born in the country villages, among […]

Party for “Principe Enano” in Cuba

Party for “Principe Enano” in Cuba

Our Apostle and national hero “Jose Marti” once said: “Children are the hope of the world.” Cuba has high regard for its children. Just as Martí called his son “mi principe enano (my young prince)”, every Cuban child is a “prince” or “princess.” For that reason, this municipal contest is called: “For a young prince”. […]

Trip to stars in Havana Planetarium

Trip to stars in Havana Planetarium

In Havana, in the surroundings of the Old Square and near to the Cámara Oscura (Dark Chamber), you will be able to travel to the stars. Yes, as you read, a trip to the stars from Cuba. This is thanks to an ambitious Cuban-Japanese project called “Planetarium of Havana “. A modern facility in the […]

Expocuba, fun for all ages

Expocuba, fun for all ages

Cubans of all generations know Expocuba. This is a multifaceted center, with varied offers for all ages. It was inaugurated by Fidel Castro on January 4, 1989. Since then it has hosted important events every year. In this year 2017, Expocuba offered to the younger public a variety of recreational offers because of the school […]

Castle of Royal Force in Old Havana

Castle of Royal Force in Old Havana

The people who visit the Arms Square and the Palace of the Captains General, will not want to miss a visit the Castle of the Royal Force. This 16th-century military fortress is located at one end of the Arms Square, right in front of the bay, in the historic center of Havana. This exponent of […]

Tour through Palace of Captains General

Tour through Palace of Captains General

The Palace of the Captains General receives hundreds of visits daily. In this majestic colonial building is currently the Museum of the City. It is considered the most important museum of the Historic Center of Havana and the best architectural work of the Cuban Baroque. More than 40 exhibition halls bring us a closer view […]

“Alicia Alonso” theater: home of Cuban National Ballet

“Alicia Alonso” theater: home of Cuban National Ballet

This building impresses in the landscape of Havana. It is one of the icons of the city along with the Capitol and the Morro. With a fascinating neo-baroque style according to European models, it stands out for its elegant balconies, windows, cornices and towers. The carvings and sculptures in stone are of exquisite fineness. In […]

Central Park, meeting point in Old Havana

Central Park, meeting point in Old Havana

Thousands of Cubans and foreign visitors go through it every day. It is an excellent starting point to get oriented and to explore Havana. Here are the neighborhoods of Old Havana and Centro Habana. A meeting point, always alive. Located on the edge of the historical center of Havana, Central Park is a central open-air […]

José Marti Memorial in Revolution Square

José Marti Memorial in Revolution Square

Once you have reached the Revolution Square, you can visit the José Marti Memorial located on the large base of the tower. The entrance is guarded by the great marble statue of the National Hero. It was placed there in 1958 and is surrounded by 6 pillars that represent the old provinces in which the […]

Revolution Square, center of the Gran Habana

Revolution Square, center of the Gran Habana

The Revolution Square is a historic symbol of Cuba. It is known throughout the world for being the setting for multitudinous meetings of the Cuban people. From this place important speeches have been proclaimed and unpublished patriotic acts have been carried out by Fidel Castro. This huge square was built on a hill, imitating the […]

A glance to Havana: Dark chamber, Old Havana

A glance to Havana: Dark chamber, Old Havana

Imagine being able to contemplate the whole of Havana at a glance. Impossible? You only have to visit the Cámara Oscura (Dark Chamber) in Old Havana. You will enjoy a 360 degree view of the entire Havana outline. This magnificent artifact was donated to the city by the Provincial Deputation of Cádiz, Spain. The donation […]

Johnson Drugstore, Jewel of the Cuban Pharmaceutics

Johnson Drugstore, Jewel of the Cuban Pharmaceutics

Cuba has four jewels that pay tribute to the Cuban pharmaceutics, three in Havana and one in Matanzas. The Johnson Drugstore-Pharmacy is one of these treasures of the colonial period, preserved over the decades. Located on the corner of Obispo and Aguiar streets in Old Havana, building number 260. This majestic steel and concrete building […]

Ambos Mundos Hotel, Hemingway house

Ambos Mundos Hotel, Hemingway house

Ernest Hemingway, Nobel laureate in literature and eternal friend of Cuba, made this hotel world famous. The same happened with the Floridita and the Bodeguita del Medio. This triad of sites has much to thank the illustrious American writer. Hemingway chose the Ambos Mundos Hotel as his first residence in Havana. Between 1932 and 1939 […]

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