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Iglesia Parroquial de la Santisima Trinidad

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Address: Off the Plaza Mayor, Trinidad, Cuba
Description: Built between 1817 and 1892 and now being restored, it is the largest...
Built between 1817 and 1892 and now being restored, it is the largest church in Cuba.
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A beautiful place.

Loved it, you have to be there to experience the peace in your heart. Excellent workmanship in the altar. Has high ceilings, light from windows gave it a relaxing feel. Though it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Loved it, you have to be there to experience the peace in your heart. Excellent workmanship in the altar. Has high ceilings, light from windows gave it a relaxing feel. Though it was hot, they had fans.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Provides the best view of the quaint town and holds a lot of information on the revolution and the ancestors of those from Trinidad who fought in the revolution.

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Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The church impresses with its simplicity but has a wonderful wood-carved altar and pulpit. Very well renovated gives it a very good view on colonial architecture

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Having visited many churches in Europe, many for a fee, it was a refreshing change to enter without paying, though donations are welcome. There is a beautiful Altar & plenty of natural light, again unlike a lot of churches. Trinidad is a small town, Plaza Mayor & this church on its northern corner are easy to find.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The main altar and all the side altars are beautifully carved. The saints have glass eyes and extremely delicately carved. The church has been restored and is a magnificent example of colonial architecture.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Again another one on the tourist trail of this overrated town but if you are hoping for a quiet moment of reflection this is not the place for you as it is full of coach trips clicking at every image.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This lovely church has a commanding view of the old town. Inside was quiet and interesting. But when my friends and I returned on Sunday for the service, we were told that tourists were not allowed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This church commands the top postition on this rather nice square. Set in the upper streets of Trinidad so it is a little less busy with traffic and people. This is a large church anew were allowed to go inside and stand at the back on a Sunday during service. Very welcoming.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Was able to get a glimpse inside. We were told it was the largest cathedral in Cuba. Unfortunately it was being restored so a lot of construction around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Plaza Mayor there is a cathedral called "Iglesia Parroquial de la Santisima Trinidad". Built on the 19th century. Inside there is a neo-gothic altar. The sunday masses are lovely with great spanish music. on the right side of the cathedral is the "casa de la musica" -one of the best of its kind in Cuba, and a must visit place... More 

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Address: Address: Off the Plaza Mayor, Trinidad, Cuba
Location: Caribbean  >  Cuba  >  Sancti Spiritus Province  >  Trinidad

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