Archive for March, 2014

Ancon Beach Trinidad Cuba

Located just 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) from the center of Trinidad you’ll find the Ancon Beach. For those of you staying at Ancon Beach, instead of some of Trinidad’s city center hotels you’ll already have the all-inclusive meals but, for those of you venturing down to the beach from a Trinidad City Hotel, there are […]

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Museo Nacional de la Lucha Contra Bandidos Trinidad Cuba

Address: Calle del Cristo and Boca, Trinidad Since 1986 the National Museum of the struggle against what the Castro’s call “Bandits” has housed photos, maps, weapons and other paraphernalia relating to the fight against the various counterrevolutionary groups that operated illicitly out of the Sierra del Escambray Mountains between 1960 and 1965. The museum provides […]

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Museum of Architecture Trinidad Cuba

Address: Calle Desengaño # 83, Trinidad Museum of Colonial Architecture in Trinidad displays architectural and interior decorating details from the periods of the 18th and 19th centuries, and has a pretty patio garden for visitors to relax and soak in the quiet surroundings. Both in the interior of the museum and in the beautiful courtyard […]

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Church of the Holy Trinity Iglesia | Santisima Trinidad Cuba

The Iglesia Parroquial de la Santísima stands above the Plaza Mayor to the north-east. The Holy Trinity Church of Trinidad was constructed began in the late 19th century and it was completed in 1892. It was constructed on the site of a preceding 17th century church that was devastated during the 19th century by a […]

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Valle de Los Ingenios & Valle de San Luis Trinidad Cuba

The three valleys in Trinidad named San Luis, Santa Rosa and Meyer, collectively called the Valle de Los Ingenios, were a center for sugar production from the late 18th century until the late 19th century. Valle de los Ingenios, was also named Valley de los Ingenios or Valley of the Sugar Mills is a series […]

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Museum of Archeology Trinidad

Address: Calle Simón Bolívar # 457, Trinidad Located in the former Casa de Padrón, the Museum of Archeology Guamuhaya was founded on May 15th 1976. It is conveniently situated at the very center of the historical core of the city. The building was erected at the end of the 18 th century and it displays […]

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Museum of Romance Trinidad

Address: Calle Fernando Hernández Echemendía # 52, Trinidad The Romantic museum in Trinidad is located in a house built between 1740 and 1808, which was the home of Spanish count Nicolás de la Cruz Brunet. Today it is home to the Museo Romántico. The excellent collection of early 19the century furniture and decorative arts recreates […]

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Municipal Museum of Trinidad Cuba

Address: Calle Simón Bolívar # 423, Trinidad This grandiose structure just off Plaza Mayor offers a vast exhibit that allows the visitor to know the history of one of the first seven towns founded in Cuba by Diego Velázquez in the 16th century located in the mansion that belonged to the Borrell family from 1827 to […]

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Plaza Mayor Trinidad Cuba

Most of the buildings surrounding the plaza or square in the center of Trinidad belonged to the wealthy landowners and sugar traders of the day. All the colonial era properties surrounding the plaza date from the 18th and 19th centuries from a time when trade in sugar industry from the nearby Valle de los Ingenios […]

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Things to do in Trinidad Cuba

Trinidad is known as “the museum city of Cuba” for good reason. Not only does it contain a broad selection of Museums but essentially the whole city feels like a living museum. The scrupulously preserved town offers an insight into the past, from its expansive colonial palaces and plazas to the leftovers of sugar mills […]

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