Cuba Santiago de Cuba

Castillo San Pedro de la Roca

A coastal fortress in Santiago de Cuba, recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, exemplifying Spanish-American military architecture.
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Castillo San Pedro de la Roca is a spectacular fortress located on the southern coast of Santiago de Cuba. It was built in the 17th century to protect the city from pirates and was later used as a military facility. The castle has been well-preserved and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visitors to this Caribbean gem can explore the fortress and learn about Cuba's rich history.

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  • World Heritage Sites in the Caribbean

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    These World Heritage Sites have been designated as such for their importance to the history of our planet and the cultural significance that they carry throughout the sunny Caribbean. From pastel-colored towns to ancient palaces, let's take a look into some of the incredible history and architecture that encompasses the gorgeous islands along the Caribbean sea.