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Travel guide Las Tunas Cuba - things to do and lodgingMuseums, monuments and galleries in Las Tunas

Cuba Las Tunas - sights, museums, gallery, excursions, swimming pool

Provincial Museum of Las Tunas

Intersting exhibition about the different epochs of the Las Tunas province. You will see exhibits of the precolumbian "Taino" - people, weapons, photos and documents from the Mambices (warriors of the Cuban War of Independence) and from the Cuban Revolution.

Art gallery

There are two galleries in the center of Las Tunas. Opposit the central park is located a small gallery, also selling paintings for a reasonable price. Another gallery with paintings and sculptures we find the culture center, situated in the pedestrian street "C/ Francisco Vega". In the courtyard ("patio") you can enjoy traditional Cuban live music.

Plaza de la Revolución

Spacious square with a giant monument of local hero Vicente García (Cuban War of Independence), which includes an small exhibition with sculptures of important Generals of the Mambices. Here take place all the big concerts (last year: "Los Vana Van") and over all on 1st of May there is big party.

Excursions from las Tunas

"El Cornito"

This complex is located on the outskirts of the city of Las Tunas and offer a perfect environment to spend a perfect day. In the middle of natur is waiting a swimming pool with bar (accesible from the water front) and music for you.
In the "El Cornito" was living and working the famous local poet "El Cucalambé".

Lake "Las Minas"

 Las Tunas excursiones - Las Minas lake
"Las Minas" is an artificial lake that was once a mine. Because the minerals in the eart, the water has a turqoise color and is said to be good for the skin.
The "Blue Lagoon" is located about 30 km from the capital Las Tunas in the municipality of Mantí.
Facilities include a bar open 24 hours (offering drinks, music and snacks) and a swimming pool. A great place to be in the natur and for swimming.

Puerto Padre

The distance to the town of Puerto Padre is about 50 km from the capital of the Las Tunas province. A relaxed village with friendly people, great beaches (many of them unspoilt), sea food and a hot nightlife are good arguments to visit Puerto Padre.