FORTRESS ON THE HILL (FUERTE DE LA LOMA), PUERTO PADRE
This is a beautiful city that proudly shows off its beautiful bay and the cleanliness of its streets.
Over 40 000 people inhabit this town that treasures beautiful history the most significant of which if the imposing Fortress on the Hill (Fuerte de la Loma) –today converted into a museum-, built in the XIX century by the Spanish colonialists in the highest part of the region, the first place ... For more information...
La Loma Fortress, Puerto Padre
The antique and preserved military building, raised around the late XIX century, located at the riverside of Las Tunas City’s Bay, 700 kms far from the Cuban capital. The architectural structure was raised with limestone, quicklime and a sort of clay that is very abundant in the region and some specialists think it is much alike to constructions from Sahara Desert, in Africa than those conceived b... For more information...
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 ... For more information...
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