Centro de Interpretación de la Ciudad

Sancti Spíritus

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 now Parque Serafín Sánchez. Cruise by to check their signboard for local cultural events or live music during your visit.

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