Bienvenido a Trinidad de Cuba
|Written by Arvelio Cuevas|
|Tuesday, 20 September 2011 00:00|
It lies between the cities of the world considered as a great tourist destination, declared World Heritage by the Sugar Mill Valley by UNESCO in 1988.
Located in south central tourist area of the island in the central province of Sancti Spiritus, the formerly known as the Villa of the Holy Trinity or the Caribbean Sea City Museum, stands on a limestone hill at 40 meters above sea level and nearer the coast are located about 4 km It originated around the year 1514, and recognized almost unchanged for the conservation of one of the exceptional architectural value between the settlements founded by the Spanish colonization in America.
Treasure of the most varied wealth, the town extended its boundaries in the sixteenth century, based on the emerging sugar industry to grow as an urban center unique ways behind bars, flashy buildings and cobblestone streets.
In the Plaza Mayor, the core of the old town, lies a statue of Terpsichore, muse of dance and music, accompanied by the unique beauty of the church of the Holy Trinity, faithful guardian of valuable pieces of religious treasure island, which include the Cristo de la Vera Cruz, together with a marble altar dedicated to the worship of the Virgin of Mercy, the only of its kind in the country.
Trinidad has in its environment with deep caves, gentle rivers and landforms of the mountain, the center of interest is fundamental in Topes de Collantes, 16 km from the city and 800 meters above sea level, with its tropical forests by lush vegetation and impetuous torrents, forming waterfalls of unrivaled beauty.
The city of Trinidad de Cuba invites you to explore its cobbled streets, many squares to discover at every turn zealously preserved stories of half a dozen museums or in spacious and airy mansions of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, reinforced by a large variety of options capable of satisfying the most demanding visitor expectations, by having this combination of factors: weather paradise, fine sandy beaches, mountains with attractive geographical and especially rich historical legacy carefully preserved.