By Yolanda Ferrera Sosa/Radio Cadena Agramonte.
One of the buildings escorting the Ignacio Agramonte Park - in the urban historic core of the city of Camagüey, proclaimed a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO- is what at the time of the Spanish colony was considered to be the highest building in the village: the Edificio Collado, placed on Marti Street, between Cisneros and Independencia Streets.
By Yolanda Ferrera Sosa / Radio Cadena Agramonte
The comprehensive cultural and conservation program known as Ciudad 500, which is underway in the city of Camagüey under the auspices of the Office of the City Historian (OHCC), is an expression of respect and commitment to the assets that our generation has inherited after almost 500 years of history.
By Alex López Almaguer/Radio Cadena Agramonte.
The so-called “Ciudad 500” project, which has been designed to mark the 500th anniversary of the former Santa María del Puerto del Príncipe village (known since the early 1900’s as the city of Camagüey), enters a stage in which many renovation works are receiving a tremendous boost and other constructions just begin.
By Adary Rodríguez Pérez / Radio Cadena Agramonte.
When one tours the cobbled streets of the historic center of the once village of Santa Maria del Puerto del Principe, as in a postcard, one can find new nuances on the old buildings façades.
By Adary Rodríguez Pérez / Radio Cadena Agramonte
A legend tells the story that if you dare to drink the fresh and sweet waters from a Camaguey-made tinajón (big earthenware vessel), then you will always come back to the city.
By Rolando Sarmiento Ricart / Photos: Otilio Rivero Delgado
Eighty nine years have passed but beauty never vanishes when it takes its roots; and Jaronú, a village located in Esmeralda, some 94 kilometers north of Camagüey, dresses up in all its finery, for it is going to be proclaimed Cuba’s National Monument in July.