This beautiful coastal city features an intensely blue sea, is second in importance in the province, but also its main port. Here, there are many historical sites, such as “La Demajagua” sugar mill, which used to be the property of Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, who freed his slaves in 1868 and invited them to fight for Cuba’s independence.
Also worth visiting is the Cuban Nationality House (Casa de la Nacionalidad Cubana), founded on October 20th of 1991. The city, home to the Guacanayabo, invites dancing to the rhythm of the eastern organ, one of the most ancient musical traditions of the place.
Among the varied attractions are the keys of Guacanayabo, a part of the well-known southern terraces of the insular platform, where the beach of Punta del Inglés is located, in the most southern area of Cuba.
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