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Viñales Valley, Cuba
Viñales Valley, Cuba
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Viñales Valley is a valley in Cuba. Within this valley are farmers from many different ethnic groups. They still use traditional methods of cultivation, particularly of tobacco. Their farm and village houses are a reflection of the style of architecture prevalent in Cuba and elsewhere in the Caribbean.

Viñales Valley was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site during the 23rd session of the World Heritage Committee which met in Marrakesh, Morocco, from 29 November to 4 December, 1999.

Photos of Viñales Valley

Viñales Valley, Cuba
Viñales Valley, Cuba
Author: Alfredo Avila (public domain)

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 22 37 W 83 43 in the Province of Pinar del Rio, Cuba
Inscription Year: 1999
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: IV

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Visiting Viñales Valley

There are buses from Havana to Viñales Valley.


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