Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca World Heritage Site

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Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca
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Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca
LocationSantiago de Cuba, Cuba
Coordinates19°58′7.34″N 75°52′13.08″W / 19.9687056°N 75.8703000°W / 19.9687056; -75.8703000Coordinates: 19°58′7.34″N 75°52′13.08″W / 19.9687056°N 75.8703000°W / 19.9687056; -75.8703000
Built1700
ArchitectGiovanni Battista Antonelli
Official nameSan Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba
TypeCultural
Criteriaiv, v
Designated1997 (21st session)
Reference no.841
State PartyCuba
RegionLatin America and the Caribbean

The Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca (also known by the less formal title of Castillo del Morro or as San Pedro de la Roca Castle) is a fortress on the coast of the Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba. About 6 miles (10 km) southwest of the city centre, it overlooks the bay.


Nearby Places

  • Santiago de Cuba

    City in Cuba

  • San Juan Hill
  • Battle of Santiago de Cuba
  • Battle of San Juan Hill

    Significant battle of the Spanish–American War

  • Antonio Maceo Airport
  • Moncada Barracks
  • USS Merrimac (1894)
  • Estadio Guillermón Moncada
  • Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santiago de Cuba
  • Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca

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