First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba
Wonder Type: Cultural
Best of: Archaeological Sites
The remains of the 19th-century coffee plantations in the foothills of the Sierra Maestra are unique evidence of a pioneer form of agriculture in a difficult terrain. They throw considerable light on the economic, social, and technological history of the Caribbean and Latin American region.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.