Historical & Cultural Landmarks in the Caribbean

Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the Southeast of Cuba, World Heritage Site

The First Coffee Plantations in the Southeast of Cuba is a cultural landscape illustrating colonial coffee production. A pioneer form of agriculture, they throw considerable light on the economic, social and technological history of the Caribbean and Latin American region.

Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbor, Curaçao: World Heritage Site

The people of the Netherlands established a trading settlement at a natural harbor on the island of Curaçao in 1634. The architecture of Willemstad has been influenced not only by Dutch colonial concepts but also by the tropical climate and architectural styles from towns throughout the Caribbean region.
Historic Center of Camagüey, World Heritage Site (Cuba) The Editor Tue, 11/13/2018 - 20:42
The Historic Center of Camagüey World Heritage site constitutes an outstanding urban architectural type in Latin America, featured by its irregular urban layout that produced an unusual system of squares, minor squares, serpentine streets, alleys, urban blocks and plots system.
La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico, World Heritage Site The Editor Fri, 08/24/2018 - 18:26
The Spanish system of fortifications in San Juan, Puerto Rico, is the oldest European construction in the United States and one of the oldest in the New World. These fortifications guarded the entrance to San Juan Bay and protected Spanish commerce in the Caribbean basin.

National History Park: Citadel, Sans-Souci, Ramiers, World Heritage Site (Haiti)

These Haitian monuments date from the beginning of the 19th century, when Haiti proclaimed its independence. The Palace of Sans Souci, the buildings at Ramiers and the Citadel serve as universal symbols of liberty, being the first monuments to be constructed by black slaves who had gained their freedom.