The remains of the 19th-century coffee plantations in the foothills of the Sierra Maestra are unique evidence of a pioneer form of agriculture in a difficult terrain. They throw considerable light on the economic, social, and technological history of the Caribbean and Latin American region.

- UNESCO (CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0)

7 sites in this World Heritage

  • El Cobre
  • Dos Palmas Contramaestre
  • Yateras
  • El Salvador
  • Niceto Pérez
  • Guantanamo
  • La Gran Piedra

Dos Palmas Contramaestre

El Salvador

Niceto Pérez

Guantanamo

La Gran Piedra

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DATA

Region
Latin America and the Caribbean
Country
Cuba 
Category
Cultural
Name
Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba
Selection Criteria (?)
(iii)(iv)
Year of Registered
2000
Keyword
Agricultural Site, Registered in 2000