Casas Particulares in Holguin city (13)
It was founded as San Isidoro de Holguín in 1545. There are several small city parks, most central the Calixto García in the downtown area. Close by one finds galleries , a library, the club Casa de la Trova, the Martí cinema, the Theatre Eddy Suñol, the Province Museum La Periquera, a science museum, and a history museum. From the hill Loma de la Cruz, where a large crucifix is installed, which can be ascended by its 465 stairs, one can oversee the whole city. The brewery Cerveceria Bucanero is based in the city. It makes three popular brands of beer (Bucanero, Cristal and Mayabe). Near Holguin, the Villa El Quinque and the Villa El Cocal are world-renowned centers for addictions treatment, receiving patients from around the world. Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona was treated for his cocaine addiction there. The popular Playa Pesqueros & Guardalavaca (Fisherman's Beach), is located at 52 km.