What are some popular places in Cuba?


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Some popular places in Cuba include the Havana Malecón, Ciénaga de Zapata and revolutionary sites, such as Comandancia de la Plata. Those who enjoy cycling may also want to visit Valle de Viñales.

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Individuals visiting Cuba who love to surf may want to visit the Havana Malecón. It stretches between Havana Vieja to Miramar and is home to giant waves during stormy periods. Alternatively, it is a winning destination for those who are seeking a romantic break.

For those who want to find out about Cuba's revolutionary history, Comandancia de la Plata is the area where Fidel Castro hid his rebel headquarters. Spread over three sites, it includes a hospital, graves for the fallen and the wooden huts where rebels ate and lived.

Vacationers who want to explore Cuba's wilderness may wish to visit Ciénaga de Zapata, which is a swamp that is the natural habitat of Cuba's rare crocodiles. As one of the Caribbean's largest wetlands, it is home to other amphibians, birds and multiple plant species. Visitors are able to hike, bird watch and fish there. Those who would rather explore Cuba's history further can visit Valle de Viñales, which has less traffic than Britain in the 1940s and a host of tobacco fields and rural scenes.

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