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Santiago de Cuba Destination Guide

Touring Santiago de Cuba in Cuba.

Santiago de Cuba in the region of Santiago de Cuba with it's 555,865 citizens is located in Cuba - some 473 mi (or 761 km) South-East of Havana, the country's capital city.

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Time in Santiago de Cuba is now 11:46 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "America / Havana" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Spanish Town, St Ann's Bay, Port Maria, Port Antonio, Kingston or Las Lagunas. Being here already, consider visiting . We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Vibrant Nightlife Santiago de Cuba

07:40 min ( April 02, 2012 by Netssa1)
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Santiago de Cuba impressions 1

01:49 min ( September 26, 2010 by sailyara2)
Views: 3,742 - Rating: 5/5 Santiago de Cuba was our first encounter with modern Cuban life. We were overwhelmed by everything that was going on around us. What a bustling, swinging town!

Casa de la Trova de Santiago de Cuba

02:25 min ( February 28, 2009 by Timbapaka)
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Bailadores muy suave

Travel Tales - Images of Cuba - SANTIAGO...

10:02 min ( August 11, 2011 by TravelTalesVideos)
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"With a song on your lips and salsa in your step, make your own memories in Santiago de Cuba." Most places of interest are within walking distance of the main square, though it would be difficult to d...

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Festival Del Caribe 2019, Santiago, Cuba

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Interesting facts about this location

Moncada Barracks

The Moncada Barracks was a military barracks in Santiago de Cuba, named after General Guillermón Moncada, a hero of the War of Independence. On July 26, 1953, the barracks was the site of an armed attack by a small group of revolutionaries led by Fidel Castro. This armed attack is widely accepted as the beginning of the Cuban Revolution.

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Located at 20.02, -75.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Cuban Revolution, Military installations of Cuba, Santiago de Cuba

San Juan Hill (Cuba)

San Juan Hill is a series of hills to the east of Santiago, Cuba running north to south and known as the San Juan Heights or in Spanish "Alturas de San Juan" before Spanish-American War of 1898. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:20.0200185|N|75.7982129|W||||| | |name= }} Now part of an area called "Lomas de San Juan. " These were the heights where Spanish soldiers entrenched themselves in the most famous battle of the Spanish-American War; the Battle of San Juan Hill.

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Located at 20.02, -75.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Hills of Cuba

Battle of San Juan Hill

For other uses, see Battle of San Juan (disambiguation). The Battle of San Juan Hill (July 1, 1898), also known as the battle for the San Juan Heights, was a decisive battle of the Spanish-American War. The San Juan heights was a north-south running elevation about two kilometers east of Santiago de Cuba. The names San Juan Hill and Kettle Hill were names given by the Americans. This fight for the heights was the bloodiest and most famous battle of the War.

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Located at 20.02, -75.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the Spanish–American War, Theodore Roosevelt

El Caney

El Caney (also Caney) is a small village 4 miles (6.4 km) to the northeast of Santiago, Cuba. "Caney" means longhouse in Taíno.

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Located at 20.02, -75.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Santiago de Cuba Province, Santiago de Cuba

USS Merrimac (1894)

USS Merrimac was a steamship in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War. Merrimac was built by Swan & Hunter shipyard as SS Solveig in Wallsend, England, in November 1894. She was purchased by the US Navy in April 1898. Rear Admiral William T. Sampson ordered her to be sunk as a blockship at the entrance of Santiago Harbor, Cuba, in an attempt to trap the Spanish fleet in the harbor.

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Located at 20.02, -75.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:1894 ships, Battles and conflicts without fatalities, Maritime incidents in 1898, Ships built in England, Shipwrecks in the Caribbean Sea, Shipwrecks of the Spanish-American War, Spanish–American War naval ships of the United States, Steamships of Norway, Steamships of the United States Navy, United States Navy Massachusetts-related ships, United States Navy New Hampshire-related ships