Matanzas Tourism, Cuba

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Matanzas (Spanish pronunciation: [maˈtansas]) is the capital of the Cuban province of Matanzas. Known for its poets, culture, and Afro-Cuban folklore, it is located on the northern shore of the island of Cuba, on the Bay of Matanzas (Spanish Bahia de Matanzas), 90 kilometres (56 mi) east of the capital Havana and 32 kilometres (20 mi) west of the resort town of Varadero. Matanzas is called the City of Bridges, for the seventeen bridges that cross the three rivers that traverse the city (Rio Yumuri, San Juan, and Canimar). For this reason it was referred to as the "Venice of Cuba." It was also called "La Atenas de Cuba" ("The Athens of Cuba") for its poets. Matanzas is known as the birthplace of the music and dance traditions danzón and rumba.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Matanzas, which is a city in Cuba. After your splendid visit to Matanzas, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Havana. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Havana for its bountiful attractions like Habana Vieja Old Havana, Plaza De La Revolucion, Plaza De La Catedral on your trip to Matanzas. To explore Matanzas, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Matanzas*

  • Matanzas: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Matanzas for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Matanzas.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 87.5 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Matanzas - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 78.13 (High)
    • Climate Index 91.8 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Matanzas

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Matanzas

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.37 USD
    • International Movie per seat 0.4 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64.13 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 29.07 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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