From its birth the city of Matanzas was marked by the desire of its conservation. When still in the city did not illuminate the flashes of a strong economy and this was a poor village of the eighteenth century, the Matanzas bet to maintain the urban layout with which the town had been born in 1693, “structure recognized today as the seventh wonder of the Cuban architecture of the XIX century “, according to the Conservative of the City, Leonel Pérez Orozco.
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The rescue and conservation of heritage is an issue that worries and occupies both matanceros and those who are not. To discuss and discuss the experiences and challenges of journalistic work related to the historical and cultural values of the Athens of Cuba, began on Wednesday the II Media Workshop to communicate the Heritage.
In the plan of restoration of the Office of the Conservative for the 325 years of the city come together several entities, which are in charge of a change of image of the city.
The area prioritized for conservation in the master plan of the Conservative Office of the City of Matanzas comprises most of the historic center, from Pavia Street until 2 de Mayo street, and from Narvaez to Manzano. This area is National Monument since 2013.
The urban planning of the historic center of the city of Matanzas is also part of the objectives of the Matanzas 325 Plan, another of the complex projects that will give the city a more homogeneous and organized visibility, respecting and contributing new values to the privileged aesthetics Of the neoclassical city par excellence of Cuba.
The appreciation of culture, among the main tourist attractions, has gained momentum during the last decades. Matanzas is one of the most important products of the country in that sense, due to the historical, patrimonial and architectural richness it preserves, being one of the cities with the highest values treasured in the American context.
At the University of Matanzas Camilo Cienfuegos there are very rich cultural projects that contribute to the spiritual enrichment, not only of the university community, but also of the visitors and neighbors of the place where the house of high studies yumurina is located.
Many open wounds have the city of Matanzas: wounds in their heritage constructions, wounds in a cultural history that sometimes is not taken into account or unknown, wounds of unfulfilled plans and others elongated for so many years already weighing on memory and in the body.