Old Cuba

1,500.00 MXN

2 in stock

SKU ICG8472 Categories , , ,


Old Cuba presents a privileged view of the splendid colonial era sites of the famous island island, from the large apartments and the magnificent cathedral of Old Havana to the plantations of Pinar del Río.

Cuba dominates the entrance to the Gulf of Mexico, set between the great continents to the north and south, and has long served as a bridge between the Old World and the New. First visited by Christopher Columbus in 1492, its history of interaction with the Old World of Europe is among the longest in America, and its architecture shows it: Cuba is home to some of the oldest cities and towns in the hemisphere. western. . As a result, the country once known as the “Pearl of the Antilles,” now stands as a treasure chest of attractive historical architecture, seasoned by European precedents mixed with colonial and Caribbean spices, and boasts an extraordinary amount of UNESCO Cultural Heritage. sites, from the historic center of Old Havana with its original walls and the Castillo de la Real Fuerza, the oldest colonial fortress in America, to the 16th century city of Trinidad, in the central Cuban province of Sancti Sp Ritritus, recognized by historians and scholars as a triumph of historical preservation and whose labyrinth of pastel-colored mansions and churches forms one of the best collections of colonial architecture to be found anywhere.

Additional information
Weight1.270 kg
Dimensions3 × 24.5 × 27 cm

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