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Baracoa Travel guide
Baracoa : Michelin's recommendations
Surrounded by the Sierra del Purial, Baracoa lies between luxuriant tropical vegetation and the sea, and until the 1960s, was only accessible by boat. This isolation has given it a unique character, where legends and magic are commonplace. The town is situated at the foot of El Yunque, a mountain with a plateau summit. The beaches in the bay make for a dream coastline.
Tourist attractions Baracoa : Things to see and do
Calle José Martí CUB - Baracoa
Located in the old Fort Matachín , this museum provides the ideal opportunity to learn more about Baracoa. Among other topics, it traces the history of the Taïnos Indians , a pre-Columbian people who settled here two centuries before the Spanish. I..
Parque Central CUB - Baracoa
The little triangular square of Parque Central is dominated by this cathedral. Entirely rebuilt in the early 19C, its main point of interest is the Cruz de la Parra . This 15C cross is the only survivor of 29 crosses erected by Christopher Columbus ..
CUB - Baracoa
2km out of Baracoa, a track heads off from the main road beyond the sign for Finca Duaba. After 400m, the left fork leads to the foot of El Yunque, the flat-topped mountain which dominates the town. After a pleasant walk through its luxuriant natural..