Footnote by the Bearhole Geographic staff – Colonial cities tend to have one thing in common: their primary urban planning is extremely straightforward. A central square, a big church, and a range of parallel streets.
However, the city of Camagüey in central Cuba forms a peculiar exception. Its streets are deliberately built in a curvy, confusing way, like an actual maze. The reason? Making sure plundering pirates lose their way without stealing the town’s treasuries.