- Desembarco del Granma National Park
Desembarco del Granma National ParkIUCN Category II (National Park) Location Cuba Coordinates Coordinates: Area 261.80 km² Established 1986 Type: Natural Criteria: vii, viii Designated: 1999 (23rd session) Reference #: 889 State Party: Cuba Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Desembarco del Granma National Park is a national park in south-eastern Cuba, in what is now Granma Province. The park is named after the yacht in which Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, Raúl Castro, and 79 of their supporters sailed from Mexico to Cuba in 1956 and incited the Cuban Revolution.In 1999 it was listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site because of its marine terraces and pristine sea cliffs.
- Granma, the revolutionaries' yacht that landed here.
Protected areas of Cuba National parks World Heritage Sites Biosphere Reserves World Heritage Sites in Cuba
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park · Historic Centre of Camagüey · Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos · Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba · Desembarco del Granma National Park · Old Havana and its Fortifications · San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba · Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios · Viñales Valley
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