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  • Interesting Places: Moron Rooster [ Gallo de Moron ]

    Moron Rooster [ Gallo de Moron ], Ciego de Avila. Cuba

    • Destination: Ciego de Avila
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    • Address From: Moron, Ciego de Avila
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  • Description Interesting Places: Moron Rooster [ Gallo de Moron ], Ciego de Avila. Cuba

    Time has not been able to erase the night of May 2nd of 1982, when the Morón Rooster, in the province of Ciego de Ávila, returned to its pedestal in order to proclaim itself as an undeniable symbol of this town. Some time before this date, intense days of hard labour working on the statue of considerable size and delicate shapes, awaited the Cuban artist Rita Longa, who endeavoured to craft it as she had imagined it. She wanted to work on this project in absolute silence. Once the beautiful plumes of the statue were forged, she worried about the moment of assembling the heavy sculpture onto the base of the monument. These operations were planned for after midnight in order to avoid curious stares, but what happened was all the opposite and the set up was quite a popular event.

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  • Moron Rooster [ Gallo de Moron ] Moron Rooster [ Gallo de Moron ]

    Lat:22.09222   Lon:-78.63018 

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    Lat:21.83529   Lon:-78.76347 

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    Lat:22.10810   Lon:-78.62680 

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  • City next to Moron Rooster [ Gallo de Moron ]
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    Lat:21.840000   Lon:-78.761940 

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  • Architecture next to Moron Rooster [ Gallo de Moron ]
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    Lat:21.83529   Lon:-78.76347 

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    It is the most relevant building of eclecticism in Ciego de Avila. It was opened on March 2, 1927. It…

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    033502028 653m

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    Avenida Tarafa, Moron
    033502010 672m

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    033502115 1km 122m

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  • Moron Rooster [ Gallo de Moron ] is located in Ciego de Avila
  • It covers an area of 6910 square km (2670 square miles) and has a population of only 500,000, accounting for the lowest population density in the country. Seventy-two percent of its soil is of top quality, and 82 percent of the territory consists of a gently rolling plain. Most of the buildings in its capital city have large porticos, arcades, columns and tiled roofs. The city's main artery is Independencia (Independence) Avenue, on which you will find the Principal Theater, the Raúl Martínez Art Gallery, the José Martí Park, San Eugenio de la Palma (the city's patron saint) Cathedral and a large number of shops, cafeterias and restaurants. The city's traditional arts and crafts fairs are very popular.,

    The province has large reserves of underground water and many mirror-like lakes, among which the best known are the Laguna de la Leche and La Redonda lake. Its two most important cities are Ciego de Avila, the provincial capital, and Morón, where rural traditions are deeply rooted.,

    The pineapple, the queen of fruits, is the symbol of this region.