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Baracoa Fortresses Castles and Colonial History

Baracoa also retains clear evidence of a strong system of colonial forts that defended the city from corsairs and pirates. The Matachin Fortress which is now the municipal museum, The La Punta Fortress built to protect part of the bay, The Spanish built Santa Barbara Seboruco Castle, now known as the Hotel El Castillo, and […]

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Why visit Baracoa in Cuba?

Beyond the incomparable history and colonial past of the first city of the Americas, probably the second key area of interest for visiting Baracoa has to be nature tourism and ecotourism, the perfect option for exploring one of the most forested regions of Cuba, where the environments excellent state of preservation seems unchanged since Christopher […]

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