Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Caridad

Sancti Spíritus

Across from the Fundación de la Naturaleza y El Hombre is the city's second church, the recipient of a handsome 2014 paint job. Its internal arches are a favored nesting spot for Cuban sparrows, who seem unfazed by the church interior's continuing state of disrepair.

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2. Museo Casa Natal de Serafín Sánchez

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Serafín Sánchez was a local patriot who took part in both Wars of Independence and went down fighting in November 1896. The museum cataloguing his heroics…

3. Parque Serafín Sánchez

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

4. Museo Provincial

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One of those Cuban museums where the collection logs the history of Sancti Spíritus. It also includes a dusty stash of ephemera that comprises English…

5. Museo de Historia Natural

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6. Plaza Honorato

0.47 MILES

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8. Centro de Interpretación de la Ciudad

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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…