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The Coppelia of Sancti Spiritus is as good as new

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Coppelia undoubtedly contributes to enhance the beauty of the area. (Photo: Vicente Brito)

The Coppelia ice-cream shop of Sancti Spiritus has been re-opened after being submitted to refurbishment for almost four months. Continue reading

No need for watches in Topes de Collantes

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Topes de Collantes’s sundial is the only one in central Cuba. (Photo: Oscar Alfonso Sosa)

If you ever decide to visit Topes de Collantes, that wonderful site located in the Escambray Mountains range in Trinidad, Sancti Spiritus, you will not need to worry about bringing a watch with you. Continue reading

Memories: Old images of the Village of the Holy Spirit

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Guairo Alley is one of the most ancient streets in Sancti Spiritus.

The Village of the Holy Spirit, the fourth village founded in Cuba by Spanish colonizers, has experienced changes over the years. Yet, the ancient city treasures a great deal of colonial times features mostly in the so-called historic area. Continue reading

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