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

Interactive map of Santiago de Cuba

Time in Santiago de Cuba is now 05:21 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " America/Havana " with a 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, and Kingston. Being here already, consider visiting Spanish Town . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Santiago de Cuba ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


CUBAN MUSIC: La Familia Valera Miranda - Puro Son en Concierto

10:10 min by J. Calvin Jarrell
Views: 133810 Rating: 4.95

This video excerpt from "Puro Son en Concierto," at La Casa la Trova in Santiago de Cuba, has been posted with permission by La Familia Valera Miranda. "La Familia" is one of the best and most authent ..

Hot Cuban Salsa

7:20 min by Netssa1
Views: 46976 Rating: 4.84 - The best sources of information about Cuba. Cuban Salsa music in Holquin. ..

Cuba Street Dance

0:36 min by Ok1977
Views: 19225 Rating: 4.43

Santiago De Cuba ..

Carnavales de Santiago 2011 Inauguration - Cuba - 012v02

10:55 min by CubaVideosCom
Views: 16348 Rating: 4.61

The first day of the biggest party in Cuba in 2011. The Carnivals of Santiago de Cuba 'defines' Cuba´s second largest city. To Los Santiagueros the event is far more than an annual celebration, it is ..

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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 20.03 -75.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Cuban Revolution, Military installations of Cuba, Santiago de Cuba

Estadio Guillermón Moncada

Estadio Guillermón Moncada is a multi-use stadium in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. It is the second most important baseball stadium of the country, with a capacity for 25 000 spectators comfortably seated. The stadium was inaugurated the February 24 of 1964. It's a project of the Architect Emilio Castro.

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Located at 20.03 -75.81 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Baseball venues in Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, Softball venues

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 -75.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Hills of Cuba

10th Cavalry Regiment (United States)

The 10th Cavalry Regiment is a unit of the United States Army. Formed as a segregated African-American unit, the 10th Cavalry was one of the original "Buffalo Soldier" regiments. It served in combat during the Indian Wars in the western United States, the Spanish-American War in Cuba and in the Philippine-American War. The regiment was trained as a combat unit but later relegated to non-combat duty and served in that capacity in World War II until its deactivation in 1944.

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Located at 20.02 -75.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Buffalo Soldier units and formations, Cavalry regiments of the United States Army, Comanche Campaign, Military units and formations established in 1866, Military units and formations of the United States in the Indian Wars

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 -75.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Battles of the Spanish–American War, Theodore Roosevelt