Trinidad Things to Do

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  • 1. Playa d'Ancon

    Book a daytrip to Cayo Blanco, the catamatan is leaving from the marina at Cayo Blanco at 09:00. You can also buy tickets in the marina. It is a 1 hour trip. From the boat near the island Cayo Blanco...

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  • 2. Valle de los Ingenios

    Around the Plaza Mayor you'll find plenty of hustlers trying to get you on their horses for a trip out to the Valle. There is one man (known as the "horse-whisperer of Trinidad) though that has set up...

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  • 3. Plaza Mayor

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The lovely renovated square is the obvious meeting place for the whole town including the tourists. With the church on the east side standing above the other three sides that are only two storey...

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  • 4. Street Scenes

    We stayed a total of 10 days in Trinidad and although going out to Ancon, up to the waterfalls in the mountains and a horseback ride, I never tired of walking around Trinidad. Different scenes, people...

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  • 5. Nature

    Beautiful hike to the falls. Horseback ride to the park entrance. Swimming in the natural rock pools below the falls and into the bat caves under and behind the falls. Drinking cerveza at the park...

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  • 6. Trinidad People

    People watching is an art and it's necessary for me to indulge myself whenever I'm in a new country (for me that is). There are some great people out there to meet and 99% of the time there is no real...

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  • 7. Musea

    This is a small museum in a completely rundown state for the 72 martyres of the town that died either during the struggles against Batista, against the contra-revolutionaries but also in Somalia. The...

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  • 8. Handcraft

    In Trinidad you have two seperate markets although they are not far one from the other. The smaller one in Callejon de la Peña has mainly handcrafted coverlets, dresses and not too many souvenirs. The...

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  • 9. Iglesia Parroquial

    4 out of 5 stars

    A thatch roofed church first stood here in 1620 and lasted nearly 200 years before a storm blew it away. This new was built and re-built and finally finished in 1892 and occupies the eastern side of...

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  • 10. Palacio Cantero

    That wooden staircase led me to magnificent view up there but I could not help noticing that it was shaky, sort of rotten, unsecured and had a tendency to swing somewhat. Now, it could have been my...

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  • 11. Iglesia de San Francisco

    Since 1984 this museum of the struggle against the contre-revolutionaries in the Escambray mountains that form a back drop to the town, is situated in the old Convent of Saint Francis. Franciscan...

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  • 12. Museo Romantico

    The Romantic Museum is the big building next to the Cathedral, on Plaza Mayor. It was built by the wealthy Borrell family in 1740. The second floor was added...

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  • 13. Ancon beach

    Ancon is one of the best beaches, but it is occupied by upmarket hotels. The day we visited it, the water was excellent. As there were not many trees where the...

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  • 14. Iglesia Parroquial de la Santissima

    On a Sunday morning, as I was passing by the Iglesia Parroquial de la Santissima - Trinidad ( Church of the Holy Trinity), I heard the harmonious chanting of...

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  • 15. Galeria de Arte

    A fine colonial mansion on the southeastern side of Plaza Mayor houses this Art Gallery.The gallery embraces photography, sculpture,ceramic art as well as any...

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  • 16. Templo Yemalla

    Yemayá is the goddess of the seas. Her color is blue. She is considered as one of the most powerful goddesses in the religion of Santeria. Originally she was a...

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  • 17. Museo Nacional de la Lucha Contra los Bandidos

    This is the most photographed building in Trinidad... You can even see it in many paintings in the interior of houses. Initially the convent of San Francisco de...

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  • 18. Museo de Arquitectura Colonial

    An 18th c. beautiful colonial building, initially a private residence, houses this museum in Plaza Mayor.It depicts the architectural history of the city, with...

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  • 19. Centro histórico de Trinidad Map - Satellite - Hyb

    When the sugar mills of the Valle de Los Ingenios ceased producing profits in the mid 19th century, Trinidad became an dark provincial town. Its inhabitants had...

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  • 20. Museo Nacional de la Lucha contra Bandidos

    This museum is located in the former convent and church of San Francisco de Asís, built in 1770 and finished in 1913. During the first decades of the 20th...

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  • 21. Take the train!

    There is an old steam train to Ignaza that leaves about 9 a.m. (when it runs.) It used to haul sugar cane to market, but now it is just a tourist train. They...

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  • 22. Parque Central

    The Parque Central has the hotel on one side, the church opposite, and the city hall on the third side. The remaining side has a row of small shops. This is my...

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  • 23. Holy Trinity Cathedral

    The Holy Trinity Cathedral, constructed in the 19th Century, is the largest church in Cuba. The interior is very beautiful--There are 14 altars, and Stations of...

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  • 24. Casa Templo de Santería Yemayá

    This "museum" contains a Santería altar to Yemayá, Goddess of the Sea along with offerings of fruit, water etc.. Supposedly the house is presided over by...

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  • 25. Great Little Photo Exhibit...Casa de Aldemán Ortiz

    We...an acquaintance [made during the tour] stumbled across this photo exhibit in a building at the foot of the Plaza Major in a yellow building that was...

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