For other places with the same name, see Camaguey (disambiguation).
Camagüey city view

Camagüey is the capital of Camagüey Province and Cuba's third largest city. It has some beautiful old churches, but is not really a tourist stop.


Adelante, is the local periodical.

Get in

Get around

There are a few local buses running, but they tend to be infrequent and overcrowded. Some taxis are available, and there are many bicycle-taxis. The historical centre is small enough to walk around.


The historic centre of Camaguey is the largest in Cuba. There are several museums, including

You can climb the tower at the Cathedral de Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria off of Plaza San Juan de Dios.

The park Casino Campestre just over the river is Cuba's largest urban park and has plenty of shade.

The local market is on the banks of the Rio Hatibonico at the south end of the historic centre.


Walk around the historic centre, with its seemingly randomly oriented streets and dozens of nooks and crannies.



There are several casas particulares, private houses licensed to offer lodging services, in town.

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