Desembarco del Granma National Park
|Desembarco del Granma National Park|
A waterfall in the national park
Location in Cuba
|Designated||1999 (23rd session)|
|Region||Latin America and the Caribbean|
Desembarco del Granma National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Desembarco del Granma) is a national park in south-eastern Cuba, in what is now Granma Province. The park is named after the yacht in which Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, Raúl Castro, and 79 of their supporters sailed from Mexico to Cuba in 1956 and incited the Cuban Revolution. it was listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site because of its marine terraces and pristine sea cliffs.
- Niquero, the municipality in which the national park is located.
- Granma, the revolutionaries' yacht that landed here.
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