Other sights in Pinar Del Río Province
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El Moncada, a pioneering postrevolutionary workers’ settlement 14km west of Dos Hermanas and 1.5km off the road to Minas de Matahambre, is also the site of the Gran Caverna de Santo Tomás, Cuba’s largest cave system and the second-largest on the American continent. There are over 46km of galleries on eight levels, with a 1km section accessible to visitors. There’s no artificial lighting, but headlamps are provided for the 90-minute guided tour. Highlights include bats, stalagmites and stalactites, underground pools, interesting rock formations and a replica of an ancient native Indian mural. Specialists should contact the Escuela de Espeleología for more…
The Museo Municipal occupies the former home of independence heroine Adela Azcuy (1861–1914) and tracks the local history. Four different hikes leave from here daily.