About Mayari

Mayar� is a municipality and city in the Holgu�n Province of Cuba.

The origins of the city date back to 1757, when the first farms were established on the actual location. On January 19, 1879 the city became the seat of the municipality.

The Sierra Cristal National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Sierra Cristal) is partly located in the Mayar� municipality and partly in neighboring Sagua de T�namo. Other attractions include Cayo Saetia, a cay located north of Mayar� and the Bay of Nipe.

The name of the town figures in the famous song of the 1940s, "Voy para Mayari" by Compay Segundo, and in his song from the Buena Vista Social Club, "Chan Chan"