Plaza Mayor


Trinidad's remarkably peaceful main square is located in the heart of the casco histórico and is the town's most photographed spot.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Trinidad attractions

1. Museo de Arquitectura Trinitaria

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A public display of wealth sits on the southeastern side of Plaza Mayor in a museum showcasing upper-class domestic architecture of the 18th and 19th…

2. Museo de Arqueología Guamuhaya

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On the northwestern side of Plaza Mayor is this odd mix of stuffed animals, native bones and vaguely incongruous 19th-century kitchen furniture.

3. Galería de Arte Benito Ortiz

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On the southeastern side of Plaza Mayor, the 19th-century Palacio Ortiz houses an art gallery. It's worth a look for its quality local art, particularly…

5. Museo Romántico

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The ground floor of the glittering Palacio Brunet was built in 1740, and the upstairs was added in 1808. In 1974 the mansion was converted into a museum…

6. Casa Templo de Santería Yemayá

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You will need some luck to find this religious center in action. While no Santería museum can replicate the ethereal experience of Regla de Ocha (also…

7. Museo Histórico Municipal

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Just off Plaza Mayor, this grandiose mansion, Trinidad's main museum, belonged to the Borrell family from 1827 to 1830. Later it passed to a German…