Ads By CiberSpaces


Ads By CiberSpaces


 
  History

Several stories have been weaved around the founding of this province. Some speak of the arrival of Alonso de Ojeda to the aboriginal village of Cueybá after having wrecked in 1510. He wandered along the coastal marshland carrying an image of Virgin Mary that he rescued from the wreckage. The first village he encountered was that of Cueybá and, as he had promised to himself, he gave the image to the cacique and had him build a temple for the adoration of the virgin.
In 1513, the territory of Las Tunas was part of Bayamo, but in the 18th century it became more independent. It was not given the title of city until 1853. In the Ten-Year War, Vicente García, a brave and polemic figure of Cuban struggles for independence, took over with his men the city of Las Tunas on December 22, 1876. In the war starting in 1895 the participation of the people of this city in the East-West Invasion was glorious. The cavalry of this region combated fiercely the Spanish adversary, thus favoring the movement of infantry towards the province of Camagüey.
During the neocolonial republic, Las Tunas was characterized like the rest of the eastern region by the intransigency of its people. It was closely linked to clandestine movements and cooperated actively in the guerrilla war in the mountains.
Ads By CiberSpaces
 
Ads By CiberSpaces

Book instantly the car you need
Up to 20% off! Online payment Immediate confirmation
  • Old Havana Cuba Tourism
    Old Havana Cuba Tourism
    Like the view of downtown Old Havana? Imagine this backdrop while sipping a Mojito or CubaLibre. Old Havana is the epitome of a Colonial city in the Caribbean. Amazing Buildings along [...]
  • Santiago de Cuba Tourism
    Santiago de Cuba Tourism
    Carnival in Santiago de Cuba ? Arguably Cuba's most extravagant Carnival, each year rivalry for the top spot against Havana and Remedios makes every Carnival more extravagant than the last. [...]
  • Varadero Cuba Tourism
    Varadero Cuba Tourism
    All About Cuba Varadero ? How about a 1950s car tour of Varadero! Or maybe hop-on hop-off bus in Varadero? Varadero is located in the province of Matanzas along Cuba’s [...]
  • Cayo Largo Cuba Tourism
    Cayo Largo Cuba Tourism
    This brings a whole new dimension to living on the beach, right? Villa Coral in www.CubaCayoLargo.com would be happy to accommodate you. Come anytime, the weather never really changes in [...]
  • Trinidad Cuba Tourism
    Trinidad Cuba Tourism
    Picture this ? You're tooling through Topes de Collantes above Trinidad Cuba in your vintage 50s automobile while absorbing the wildlife and rich jungle. You approach the next corner and [...]
  • Largest Hotel in Cuba
    Largest Hotel in Cuba
    We are not sure which was the harder task, building the almost 1000 room Hotel Playa Pesquero on the white sands of Holguin or bringing this massive steam train which is [...]




Copyright © 2002-2018 Digital Panorama S.A. All rights reserved. No part of this website may be copied or reproduced without the written consent of Digital Panorama S.A. or it's subsidiaries.
Need help? Please contact us with questions or comments      

   
 
       800 x 600 dpi.