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Iglesia Parroquial Mayor del Espiritu Santo

Off the Plaza Mayor, Sancti Spiritus 62600, Cuba
+53 42 200680
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Climb to the top of the iglesia’s bell tower for a panoramic view of Sancti Spiritus

Adjacent to the Plazuela Honorato del Castillo, the 17th-century parish church, is an impressive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Harlan, Iowa
via mobile
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There is must to see and learn in Cuba. Take a tour, that way you will understand what you are... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
New York City, New York
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Built between 1817 and 1892 and now being restored, it is the largest church in Cuba.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice church” (4 reviews)
“plaza mayor” (8 reviews)
“old church” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Off the Plaza Mayor, Sancti Spiritus 62600, Cuba
+53 42 200680
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Adjacent to the Plazuela Honorato del Castillo, the 17th-century parish church, is an impressive example of roman style. Initially built as a wooden church in 1522, but multiple pirate raids inspired rebuilding in stone. The interior is not spectacular but the bell tower, added in...More

Thank ccksmra
Reviewed 15 December 2017

There is must to see and learn in Cuba. Take a tour, that way you will understand what you are seeing.

Thank SadeNY
Reviewed 13 August 2017

It's worth stepping out of the sun and in to the cool interior of this old church. It is not as ornately decorated as some churches, and when we visited many of the statues on the impressive wooden alter were all covered by drapes. The...More

Thank alunwyn
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church very serene only downfall is no candles available to light for prayers .easily located in plaza mayor accessible with a ramp

Thank JazzK32
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The church is an insight into the religious life of Cubans. Architecture is rather simple, but the inside is worth seeing. The statues and the altar are lovely and I enjoyed seeing the difference between this and other churches throughout the word. A short visit...More

Thank CristinaAriadna
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We visited a church locally called the Humble Church at this map location in Sancti Spiritus. It is opposite a plaza at Agramonte and Honorato, is painted blue and was a pleasant, cool interlude to strolling the hot streets of Sancti Spiritus. Very nice little...More

1  Thank JohnAnn B
Reviewed 25 November 2016

First of all, this is a review about the church at Plaza Mayor in the city of Trinidad, which is called “Church of the Holy Trinity” (Iglesia Parroquial de la Santísima Trinidad), NOT “Iglesia Parroquial Mayor del Espiritu Santo”. The latter is apparently located in...More

Thank Canadian_Guy1000
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Lovely old church standing at the top of Plaza Mayor. Not much to see inside and it's free but donations are welcome. Worth a look even if it's to get out of the blazing sun.

Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Quite small but very nice church. Good for about 30minutes. There are not so many things to see in Trinidad so it is worth to visit the church

Thank Piotr H
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The church has seen better days but it is a great one. Stands on a perfect place. Really the town centre. Don't forget to go inside, it is nice to see and it will cost you nothing unless you are like me and leave some...More

Thank GvP13
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