Villa de la Santísima Trinidad

the village of the holy spirit, trinidad, sancti spiritus, cuba

Trinidad was granted the title of World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1988, along with El Valle de los Ingenios. (Photo taken from

Trinidad, officially founded as Villa de la Santísima Trinidad, is called by some historians and inhabitants as La Trinidad or Trinidad de Cuba. It is located to the south of the province Sancti Spíritus, and is the capital of the municipality of the same name. It was the third village founded in Cuba, at the beginning of 1514. It is approximately 315 kilometers (195 miles) away from Havana.