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Cardenas is a city which inhabits people working in the tourism department in Varadero. This destination in Cuba is also known as the ' City of the Crabs '. The narrow streets and the horse-drawn carts seem to have preserved the long heritage of the city. Cardenas is also known as the ' Flag City' .On May 19 th , 1850, the Cuban national flag waved here for the first time on the building of La Dominica hotel.

Cardenas is connected to the other parts of the country by a good network of railways. It is also known for its love for horse-drawn coaches and bicycles.

Buildings of architectural value in Cardenas
Most of the buildings in Cardenas have good architectural value, specially when it comes to some of the early 19 th century military fortresses that made up the defense system of the city in the earlier years.

Places to visit in Cardenas
Cardenas is full of historical and cultural sightseeing spots which would never fail to entertain you. Some of them are as follows:
  • Parque Colon
  • Plaza Molocoff
  • Arrechabala Rum Factory
  • Catedral de la Inmaculada Concepcion
  • The Parroquial Parish Church
  • Museo Casa Natal de Jose Antonio Echeverria
  • Museo de Oscar de Maria Rojas

Holiday means a well furnished spacious room, a cool drink, an arm chair and a beautiful view through the window. The hotels that offer you all the above are:

  • Hostal El Italiano
  • Casa Ricardo Dominguez
  • Casa Daisy
  • Casa Rolanda
  • Casa Alexei

A visit to the Cardenas is like a dream come true

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