Cienfuegos is the smallest Cuban province with territory of 4,178 square kilometres has economy that is solely based on sugar growing and processing so most of the Cienfuegos landscape are sugar mills and sugarcane plantations. The capital city, also named Cienfuegos and usually called ‘the pearl of the south” has just over 100, 000 inhabitants and is very popular visiting site of many tourists because of its surrounding underwater caves, fascinating waterfalls and many nice sightseeing. The streets of Cienfuegos are the perfect design demonstrating the 19 th century architecture beauty, tastefully decorated buildings in the historic centre of town that reveals the splendour of a cosmopolitan culture with a strong French accent. The most visited places are Casa del Fundador, Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción cathedral, Tomás Terry theatre, Ferrer Palace , the famous Botanical Garden founded in 1900 and José Martí park. Cienfuegos is also the capital of urban agriculture where methods of cultivation of urban gardens and intensive orchards are the most popular. Because of city's historic and cultural importance to Cuba yet lively residential areas Cienfuegos has recently been declared a national heritage.
Another popular attraction of Cienfuegos province is scuba diving as there are over 50 awesome diving zones. The port of Cienfuegos city is known to be the quietest of all in Cuba because it is harboured by the Cienfuegos Bay . This province is a home to Cuba 's only nuclear reactor that is not functioning anymore and is located northeast of the capital. There are many different hotels in the Cienfuegos itself that will satisfy everyone's needs but renting a stylish Spanish house or even just a room is getting more and more popular in this area. Because of French history around this area many citizens are fluent in French and many French tourists can be heard on the streets.
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