It is a place where ancestral ruins can be viewed, such as the Cuarterón and the Batería de Fernando VI as well as colonial architecture incredibly well preserved.
The White Villa (Villa Blanca) named this way by some, shows a unique contrast between the sea and the colonial settlement. It is considered the second walled city in Cuba.
Other geographical attractions are the so-called Chair of Gibara (Silla de Gibara), named thus due to its similarity with a saddle. This gift of nature attracted Christopher Columbus’ attention and the Mezquite with which the sailor found similarity with the “Peña de los Enamorados” of Andalucía.
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