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Iglesia Parroquial Mayor del Espiritu Santo

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Address: Off the Plaza Mayor, Trinidad, Cuba
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Nice church, go inside too

The church has seen better days but it is a great one. Stands on a perfect place. Really the town centre. Don't forget to go inside, it is nice to see and it will cost you nothing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Amsterdam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The church has seen better days but it is a great one. Stands on a perfect place. Really the town centre. Don't forget to go inside, it is nice to see and it will cost you nothing unless you are like me and leave some money for the church.

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Havana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

this is the biggest church in the city and the locals go there every Sunday for pray. Also you can see some paints of sans .

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Beautiful old church on the main square, worth a visit. Some strange art work along syages of the cross but interesting.

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely old church on the main square---not opulent like the cathedrals of Europe but none the less beautiful in its simplicity. Definitely worth a visit if it is open.

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Maidstone
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Very pretty, had a wonder around and a snack in the little bar next door, plus a welcome drink (water) and touch of shade

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This is a typical Spanish Baroque Church standing in the main square of picturesque Trinidad. Added as a typical Trinidad style are the grids inside its five arches. While the exterior is simple yet beautiful, the interior is very plain, white washed with only few decorations. Best to come late afternoon, when the setting sun shines directly on it making... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Either we didn't go to the same place, or lots of people are overly generous ! The interior is relatively plain, with no explanation of the displays. It's a nice quite escape from the hustle of the town. The opening times are a couple of hours longer than the LP guidebook says - Footprint is up to date.

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Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

If you're looking for opulence in a church in Central or Latin America you won't find it, and this church is no exception. Nice, warm and quiet with no significant decorations, frescoes or relics.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

This church represents the spirit of Trinidad a town rich in it's modesty and history. Deffinately worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Great place to visit. Beautiful architecture and scenery. Many restaurants and shops in the area. Go and see and enjoy!!

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