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Why Cuba
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Cuba is a major tourism destination for Canadians, Europeans and South Americans. Havana and Varadero are its top two attractions.

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Old Havana

The old section of Cuba's capital city is famous for its exciting nightlife and its traditional wrought-iron balconied colonial buildings.

Santiago de la Roca Castle

It was built on a high promontory in the 17th century to guard the port of Santiago de Cuba. This massive, thick-walled castle offers  panoramic views of the coast.


This north coast resort area has a long, beautiful, white-sand beach. Accommodations range from budget guest houses to luxury beachfront resorts.

Food and drink

Cuba's most famous dishes are Ropa Vieja and Picadillo. Its celebrated drinks include the Cuba Libre (rum and Coke) and Mojito.

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