Must see attractions in Sancti Spíritus Province

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    Museo Nacional Camilo Cienfuegos

    This excellent museum was opened in 1989 and is eerily reminiscent of the Che Guevara monument in Santa Clara. Camilo fought a crucial battle in this town…

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    Museo Histórico Municipal

    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…

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    Jobo Rosado

    This 40-sq-km managed-resource area is still little-explored by independent travelers, although organized groups come here. Organize guided hikes through…

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    Casa de la Guayabera

    The favored uniform of South American strongman presidents and blushing grooms at Mexican beach weddings, the guayabera shirt was purportedly 'invented'…

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    Puente Yayabo

    Looking like something out of an English country village, this quintuple-arched bridge is Sancti Spíritus' signature sight. Built by the Spanish in 1815,…

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    San Isidro de los Destiladeros

    After lengthy excavations, the ruins of this once grand sugar mill are accessible to the public. Dating from the early 1830s and sophisticated for its…

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    Mirador de la Loma del Puerto

    Six kilometers east of Trinidad on the road to Sancti Spíritus, this 192m-high lookout provides the best eagle-eye view of the valley with – if you're…

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    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.

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    Parque Serafín Sánchez

    While not Cuba's shadiest or most atmospheric square, pretty Serafín Sánchez is full of understated Sancti Spíritus elegance. Metal chairs laid out inside…

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    Parque Nacional Caguanes

    Strict conservation measures mean public access to Parque Nacional Caguanes with its caves, aboriginal remains and flamingos is limited but not impossible…

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    Manaca Iznaga

    Founded in 1750, this important estate is the focal point of the valley. It was purchased in 1795 by Pedro Iznaga, who became one of Cuba's wealthiest men…

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    Fundación de la Naturaleza y El Hombre

    Replicating its equally diminutive namesake in Miramar, Havana, this museum on Parque Maceo chronicles the 17,422km canoe odyssey from the Amazon to the…

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    Museo de Arte Cubano Contemporáneo

    Believe it or not, Topes de Collantes' monstrous sanatorium once harbored a veritable Louvre of Cuban art, containing works by Cuban masters such as Tomás…

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    Centro de Interpretación de la Ciudad

    Featuring a requisite scale model of the city, this interpretive center also has photographs of the 2014 excavation of the former convent under what is…

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    Plaza Santa Ana

    Located on the eponymous square, which delineates Trinidad's northeastern reaches, is a former Spanish prison (1844) that has been converted into the…

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    Museo de Arte Colonial

    This small museum had a 2012 refurb and displays 19th-century furniture and decorations in an imposing 17th-century building that once belonged to the…

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    Casa Templo de Santería Yemayá

    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…