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  Matanzas is the capital. The northern coast is lined with ports and bays and contains one of the world's finest beaches, at Varadero ("Playa Azul"). In the northern half of the province are plains; in the south are low-lying wetlands. The southern coast includes the site of the Bay of Pigs Invasion. Sugarcane and henequen are the major crops; subsistence agriculture is also practiced, and there is some cattle raising. Matanzas has a tourist industry as well as many mineral springs.

Matanzas, city (1994 est. pop. 115,000), capital of Matanzas prov., W central Cuba. A port with a large, deep harbor, it exports sugar, fruits, and sisal. Industries in the city include sugar refineries and textile mills. Matanzas is located on the turnpike between Havana and Varadero Beach, and is a popular stopover for vacationers, who explore the picturesque Yumurí River valley and the caves of Bellamar, famous for their calcite crystal formations. Founded in 1693, it was once a pirate haven but by the early 19th cent. had become Cuba's second city, mainly because of the growth of the sugar industry. As the industry moved eastward, the city's importance declined. Matanzas remains an important cultural center for the area.

 


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    Victoria de Giron Stadium Matanzas Cuba
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    Hotel Batey Don Pedro Matanzas
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    Bridge of Bacunayagua Matanzas
    Holding the record as Cuba's highest bridge the Puente de Bacunayagua was inaugurated in September 1959 and sits impressively at 110 meters above the valley below. The bridge marks the […]
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    Castle of San Severino Castillo
    In 2009 the city of Matanzas inaugurated a national museum on the Slave Route in the Castle of San Severino. The Museum of the Slave Trade in Cuba was opened […]
  • Botica Francesa Dr. E. Triolet Matanzas
    Botica Francesa Dr. E. Triolet Matanzas
    The Pharmacy Museum La Botica Triolet in Matanzas is a rare find indeed. Located in the city center next to the Libertad Park and a few steps from the Sauto […]
  • Bellamar Caves Matanzas
    Bellamar Caves Matanzas
    The 2.5KM (1.5 miles) of underground caves called the Cuevas Bellamar are by far Cuba’s oldest tourist attraction. Located just 5km southeast of Matanzas the caves have been carbon dated […]
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    Victoria de Giron Stadium Matanzas Cuba
    Shame on you if you visit Matanzas Cuba and don't see a baseball game. While visiting Matanzas this might just become a reality! Matanzas's Victoria de Giron Stadium holds 30,000 […]
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    Hotel Batey Don Pedro Matanzas
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