La Punta Fort, Baracoa. Cuba
- Destination: Baracoa
- Open: Daily
- Address From: Ave. Malecon y Maceo. Baracoa, Cuba
- Telephone: (5321) 645224
Description Colonial Fortress: La Punta Fort, Baracoa. Cuba
Construction located in the extreme north-east of the town. During the pseudorepublic it housed a radio telegraph office. Now it contains the Guama Restaurant. The following towers were built during the nineteenth century to control the entrances and exits to the city: Joa Tower - Paraíso Tower - Caguasy or Sabas Marín Tower
In addition to the above, other fortifications existed which have disappeared over the course of time: these were the Elvira, Maraví, Nibujón, Guandao, Mata and Capiro Forts.
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La Punta Fort is located in Baracoa
Baracoa, located in the easternmost part of Cuba, has become one of the top tourist attractions in Guantanamo Province. Baracoa's verdant mountains and the many rivers and streams which come rushing down to the sea here form an enticing natural setting to which historic and cultural elements contribute their own attractions.
Coconut and cacao plantations are plentiful near Baracoa, but it has some unique attractions, too. For example, there's the Parra Cross, which Christopher Columbus brought to shore here in 1492-one of the 29 he left in Spanish America.
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park (in the Cuchillas del Toa Preserve of the Biosphere); Alemanes Pass, the Yumuri River Valley, Boma and Mata Bays and the view from the natural terraces in La Maquina Municipality offer you scenery that will make your vacation truly memorable.