First Bridge Ever Built in The Village of the Holy Spirit

Commander in Chief Fidel Castro Pays Last Visit to Sancti Spiritus

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Residents of Sancti Spiritus will gather this Thursday in front of this library to bid farewell to Fidel Castro. (Photo: A. del Valle)

From the balconies of this library , the Ruben Martinez Villena Provincial Library, Fidel Castro first addressed the residents of Sancti Spiritus on January 6th, 1959. Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus Designates First Urban Tourist Route

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Proposal of first tourist route to be implemented in Sancti Spiritus in order to foster tourism.

During the last two years, the interest of foreign tourists in Sancti Spiritus – or The Village of the Holy Spirit, as it is also known – has undergone a gradual but steady rise. Continue reading

Trinidad, 460th UNESCO’s World Heritage Site

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Every day, hundreds of tourists arrive in Trinidad, also known as the City Museum of the Caribbean. (Photo: A. del Valle)

The Cuban ancient city of Trinidad, along with the Valle de Los Ingenios (Valley of the Sugar Mills) —both located in the province of Sancti Spiritus, central Cuba—, were the first sites of the island to be granted the recognition of Cultural Heritage by UNESCO, back in 1988. Continue reading

The dove, identity symbol of Sancti Spiritus

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The silver dove is kept at the Provincial History Museum of Sancti Spiritus. (Photo: Escambray)

The Village of the Holy Spirit (Sancti Spiritus), located in the center of the beautiful Cuban island, has several identifying symbols, since there are several sites that come to our minds when we are asked about it. Continue reading

Sancti Spiritus, city in red and black

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Sancti Spiritus granted venue of the 26th of July for second time (Photo: Vicente Brito)

Sancti Spiritus or the Village of the Holy Spirit, as it is also known, dresses up again in red and black to show that it is the best province of Cuba, thus becoming the venue of the 26th of July commemoration. Continue reading

Ancient city of Sancti Spiritus rejuvenates

The area next to the Yayabo Bridge and the Principal Theater are being refurbished (Photo: A. del Valle)

The Village of the Holy Spirit (Sancti Spiritus) refuses to get older. Despite its 502 years of age, the city fights hard to look pretty, and this happens over and over again every time a new founding anniversary approaches. Continue reading