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Fortaleza Santa Bárbara de Trujillo

High above the waves, gazing over the Caribbean toward the European motherland, this 17th-century Spanish fortress could not have a more evocative position. Though its ruined remains are not that impressive visually…
Cemetery in Trujillo

Grave of William Walker

Just west of town, where the Río Cristales flows into the sea, is the ancient and fascinating town cemetery. Here lies the grave of William Walker, who died in Trujillo shortly after his ill-fated bid to conquer Cen…
Church in Trujillo


The main church in Trujillo dates from 1832 and stands proudly on the Parque Central.