Plaza Mayor, Trinidad

4.6
Must see · Landmark · Tourist Spot
Take a step back to the 1500s at the World Heritage Site that showcases colonial Cuba at Plaza Mayor. Built, along with the surrounding architecture during the peak of 18th and 19th centuries' sugar cane wealth, the plaza retains this old world charm. Wander cobblestone streets and see the preserved, colorful colonial houses, along with original streetlamps and benches. The site features the island's first Catholic place of worship. Plan your visit to Plaza Mayor and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Trinidad online trip itinerary builder.
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  • Beautiful place! Interesting history and buildings around to visit and learn more about Trinidad. Pictures are gorgeous  more »
  • Small plaza in the old section of Trinidad but ringed with museums and a church. There are lots of places to sit and relax a bit while letting your feet have a rest from Trinidad's cobblestones...  more »
  • It's why you come to Trinidad. Charming square in a small but charming town. Bags of atmosphere and happy people.  more »
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  • Both busy and dreamy. Both touristic and romantic. Commercial and spiritual in one time. Great place!
  • You need a lots of words to describe Trinidad. One of the best place in the world for relaxing drinking eating and dancing.
  • Such a beautiful Plaza. The plaza is on the smaller size but is well kept. Along side the plaza are some historical mansions that actually give tours in English. If you get a change to go through one they are very informative how the people with money lived 100's of years ago. Streets are still made out of cobblestone and are hard to walk on but this is part of the charm of the UNESCO city of Trinidad.
  • Very lively square with lots going on all day and evening. Music food, very Cuban.
  • Nice square to sit and relax in the evening with locals. Tourists meet at the near-by stairs.

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