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Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba is the second largest city in Cuba, located in the southeastern part of the country. It is known for its vibrant culture, beautiful beaches and rich history. Founded in 1515, Santiago de Cuba is the oldest city in Cuba and the birthplace of the Cuban Revolution.

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There are many attractions in the city, such as the Fortress of San Pedro de la Roca, built in the 17th century to protect the city from pirates, now the fortress is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Santiago de Cuba is also known for its vibrant nightlife. There are many bars, clubs and restaurants in the city, as well as places with live music. The city is also the site of the annual Santiago de Cuba Carnival, which is one of the largest carnivals in the Caribbean.

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March 29, 2024

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