Cienfuegos, also known as “La Perla del Sur” (the Pearl of the South) or “La Linda ciudad del mar” (the Beautiful Sea City), has different attraction which delight visitors when they just arrive; that is the historical center and the protected zone of Punta Gorda for example. It won the condition of World Cultural Heritage since July 15th, 2005 due to the values it has for example, it is the only one Historical center from the XIX century in Latin America.
The city itself represents the new ideas of modernity, hygiene and order regarding the city´s layout what is added to a Protected Zone qualified by its environmental, architectonic and cultural values distributed from the end of the promenade to the zone known as La Punta.
The elegant and perfect neoclassical layout, in chessboard shape is an exceptional exponent of the Cuban and Caribbean city planning of the XIX century. We invite you to visit it.