This city offers the visitor a well preserved historical quarter that was founded in 1759 and today is known as the city of the sculptures, since it exhibits some 70 monumental works, especially those by Rita Longa.
The vitality of its varied native culture, whose most faithful example can be seen in the celebration of the always welcome “Jornada Cucalambeana”, held in honour of Juan Cristóbal Nápoles Fajardo, "El Cucalambe", a poet of countryside tradition, who sings about the country’s beautiful landscape.
Each year the city is the seat of international magician encounters, an event teeming with renowned specialists in this art.
The Botanical Gardens located along the road that leads to El Cornito, is in development and borders the urban limits. The area designated to the Garden is some 112 hectares of brown soil crossed by a bubbling stream and surrounded by El Cornito reservoir in its southern portion.
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