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Santiago de Cuba Tour

Tour to different historical places of the city of Santiago de Cuba.

Local History

Santiago de Cuba was the fifth village founded by Spanish conquistador Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar on July 25, 1515. The settlement was destroyed by fire in 1516, and was immediately rebuilt. This was the starting point of the expeditions led by Juan de Grijalba and Hernán Cortés to the coasts of Mexico in 1518, and in 1538 by Hernando de Soto's expedition to Florida. The first cathedral was built in the city in 1528. From 1522 until 1589, Santiago was the capital of the Spanish colony of Cuba.

Details
  • Price per Person: $20

  • Departure Time: 8:00 am

  • Time: 4 hours

Guide
  • Route: Santiago de Cuba

  • Limit People: 30

  • Tour Guide: María

  • Languages: English German

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