Architecture in Baracoa-Guantánamo

Among its urban-architectural characteristics, the first of the Cuban cities stands out, which has one of its most valuable assets in architecture. The eclectic and vernacular style prevails, a historical reflection of the evolution of the city. It is the oldest urban historical center of the Island and the only one that preserves its original layout in the same place of settlement where it was born almost 500 years ago.

The predominance of electisism is also characteristic of Villa del Guaso, which broke with the austerity of buildings prior to the first third of the last century and provided decorative persistence to the facades and interiors of the houses. Read More...