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culture walk

Discover Trinidad with journalists, by foot

culture walk

Discover Trinidad with journalists, by foot

70 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets
Hosted in
English, Spanish
culture walk

Discover Trinidad with journalists, by foot

culture walk

Discover Trinidad with journalists, by foot

70 reviews
Duration
2 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Drinks, Tickets
Hosted in
English, Spanish

What you'll do

We will start in the old square of Trinidad called "Plaza Mayor" following the place where the city was founded. Later, we will enter a typical neighborhood of the city where we will be in contact with Cuban religious syncretism. The culmination of this part is to visit the "Cabildo de San Antonio", the temple of the Orisha god Oggún. Next, we will admire the daily life of the "Plaza de las Tres Cruces". One of its main streets, called Amargura, shows us the architectural evolution of the houses from the 18th century to the 19th century. Our walk continues toward two magnificent buildings: the old convent of San Francisco and the major church, the latter being the Catholic temple with the largest interior in Cuba. Meanwhile, we can discover different elements of our beautiful craft traditions such as pottery, "yarey" and needlework. We will end up in an 18th century colonial house to experience how a local family lives in the 21st century as we talk and sip a cup of coffee from the Escambray mountains.

Your host

Luis Orlando & Ysabel

Luis Orlando & Ysabel

Luis Orlando: Bachelor Degree in Arts, major in Journalism with years of experience in the Cuban and international press. Ysabel: Degree in Philology, Spanish Language & Litetature, I currently write for several magazines and cultural newsletters. We both are colleagues in Tornapunta magazine, focused on showing all the values of Trinidad city, declared World Heritage by Unesco. Even though we lead independent tours, our sources of knowledge are common: we are constantly researching about history, culture, traditions and religion in this city. Our goal is to reveal the city that is beyond the vission of the touristic book-guides

What's included

Drinks
Drinks Bottle of water and (as you wish) coffee or tropical fruits juice
Tickets
An entrance to San Francis's Convent

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Where you'll be

Discover places where our most authentic traditions live, such as "Plaza del Jigüe", the alley of "El Tamarindo", "Cabildo de San Antonio", "Plaza de las tres cruces", and others. Discover by yourself the different faces of Trinidad as we walk. Build your own image of the city.

Availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Fri, Oct 25    From 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM.
$27 per person
6 of 6 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 15 and up can attend.

More tips

Views are amazing to photograph. Don't forget bringing your camera or smartphone in order to take your best memories.
Luis Orlando & Ysabel
culture walk
Discover Trinidad with journalists, by foot
70 reviews
From $27/person
70 reviews
From $27/person