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Iglesia Parroquial Mayor del Espiritu Santo

Off the Plaza Mayor, Sancti Spiritus 62600, Cuba
+53 42 200680
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Cool Interior

It's worth stepping out of the sun and in to the cool interior of this old church. It is not as... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
alunwyn
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Llanelli, United Kingdom
Visit between 10:30&11:30am

Beautiful church very serene only downfall is no candles available to light for prayers .easily... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2017
JazzK32
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Dublin, Ireland
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Built between 1817 and 1892 and now being restored, it is the largest church in Cuba.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“old church” (6 reviews)
“worth a visit” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Off the Plaza Mayor, Sancti Spiritus 62600, Cuba
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+53 42 200680
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

It's worth stepping out of the sun and in to the cool interior of this old church. It is not as ornately decorated as some churches, and when we visited many of the statues on the impressive wooden alter were all covered by drapes. The...More

Thank alunwyn
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church very serene only downfall is no candles available to light for prayers .easily located in plaza mayor accessible with a ramp

Thank JazzK32
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

The church is an insight into the religious life of Cubans. Architecture is rather simple, but the inside is worth seeing. The statues and the altar are lovely and I enjoyed seeing the difference between this and other churches throughout the word. A short visit...More

Thank CristinaAriadna
Reviewed March 5, 2017

We visited a church locally called the Humble Church at this map location in Sancti Spiritus. It is opposite a plaza at Agramonte and Honorato, is painted blue and was a pleasant, cool interlude to strolling the hot streets of Sancti Spiritus. Very nice little...More

Thank JohnAnn B
Reviewed January 22, 2017

The Church of the Holy Trinity was built on the site of a previous 17th-century church that was destroyed during the 19th century by a cyclone which damaged many buildings in Trinidad. The church contains an 18th-century wooden statue of Christ "El Señor de la...More

1  Thank Hubert645
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Friends told me they came several times and the church was closed so I was happy we found it open. The church is on Plaza Mayo and is open only from 10:30 to 13:00. We walked around and found it to be a charming little...More

1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed November 24, 2016

First of all, this is a review about the church at Plaza Mayor in the city of Trinidad, which is called “Church of the Holy Trinity” (Iglesia Parroquial de la Santísima Trinidad), NOT “Iglesia Parroquial Mayor del Espiritu Santo”. The latter is apparently located in...More

Thank Canadian_Guy1000
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Lovely old church standing at the top of Plaza Mayor. Not much to see inside and it's free but donations are welcome. Worth a look even if it's to get out of the blazing sun.

Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed September 19, 2016

The church has rather typical outer facade, situated on the northeastern side of Plaza Mayor keeps appearing on Trinidad postcard views. It was rebuilt in 1892 on the site of an earlier church destroyed in a storm. It represents a mixture of a 20th-century touch-ups...More

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Quite small but very nice church. Good for about 30minutes. There are not so many things to see in Trinidad so it is worth to visit the church

Thank Piotr H
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