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Information about Santiago de Cuba
Santiago de Cuba is in the southeast corner of the island of Cuba. It is the country’s second city, after Havana. Founded in 1514 by Diego de Velázquez, it a major port in the Caribbean. It is encircled by the Sierra Maestra mountain range. Santiago de Cuba is a picturesque place with hilly terrain and rich vegetation, thanks to its warm and humid climate. Its buildings are built in styles that range from Baroque to Neo-classical. Cuba is the cradle of bolero and traditional creole songs, which are the soundtrack to any visit there. Among Santiago’s attractions are the friendliness of its people, its history and culture, and its exotic natural environment. You should make time to visit the Castle of San Pedro de la Roca, built in Italian Renaissance style, the ruins of some old coffee plantations, and the Bocanao Park, which was named a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1987. Santiago is also the place of origin of the famous and excellent Bacardi rum. Santiago de Cuba is an unforgettable experience, come and try it for yourself.