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Viñales Valley

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Cuba
Best of: Valley
Description:
The Viñales valley is encircled by mountains and its landscape is interspersed with dramatic rocky outcrops. Traditional techniques are still in use for agricultural production, particularly of tobacco. The quality of this cultural landscape is enhanced by the vernacular architecture of its farms and villages, where a rich multi-ethnic society survives, illustrating the cultural development of the islands of the Caribbean, and of Cuba.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Viñales Valley", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.