Iglesia de la Santísima Trinidad


This church dates from 1600 and definitely looks like it, with peeling painted walls and a rather gloriously ramshackle air. While the church itself is rarely open, the plaza outside it is a very popular place come dusk for street food hawkers, performers and locals taking a walk.

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