- Destination: Trinidad
- Open: Daily
- Address: Trinidad. Cuba
Placed in the palace of the Casa Brunet Count, a wealthy Creole who finished building his house in front of the Plaza Mayor in 1808. It was the first museum founded in Trinidad. Inaugurated in 1973. In its 14 halls are found one of the most valued decorative art collections in Cuba including furniture, dishes and other objects imported by Trinidad's aristocracy until the mid-19th Century as well as an excellent collection of furniture made by great cabinetmakers from Trinidad.
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Car Rental office Trinidad Cupet
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Hotel Trinidad del Mar, Peninsula Ancon. Trindiad
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Calle Pino Guinart y Real, Trinidad. Cuba
(53419) 96479 113mPlaza Mayor
Calle Real esq. a Rosario, Trinidad. Cuba
(53419) 96470 172mTrinidad Colonial
Calle Maceo esq. a Colon Gustavo Izquierdo No. 118, Trinidad. Cuba
(53419) 96473 309mPlaza Santa Ana
Camilo Cienfuegos esq. a Jose Mendoza, Trinidad. Cuba
(53419) 96324 659mManaca Iznaga
Carretera Sancti Spiritus km 12, Valle de los Ingenios. Trinidad
(419)7241 12km 703mVilla Caburní
Topes de Collantes. Sancti Spiritus. Cuba
+(53 42) 54 0330 15km 015mEl Nicho
El Nicho, Escambray Carretera Trinidad, Km 59, Cienfuegos. Cuba
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Hotel Brisas Trinidad - S.Spíritus
Gral. González s/n e/ Panchito Gómez y Camilo Cienfuegos, Trinidad. Cuba
(5341) 96635 7km 751mHotel Ancón - S. Spiritus
Calle Honorato del Castillo esq. a Independencia, Trinidad. Cuba
(5341) 94767 7km 994m
- Brunet House is located in Trinidad
As if it were stagnant in time, Trinidad gives the visitor the extraordinary charms of a vivacious museum-city embedded between the sea and the mountain. Trinidad comprises an area of 1 165Km2 and it is located to the center-south of Cuba, facing the Caribbean Sea, in the mountainous skirts of Guamuahaya or Escambray Mountains, belonging to the province of Sancti Spíritus. You can get there by roads that connect it with the rest of the country, and it has an airport for small and medium size airplanes.
Proclaimed World Heritage by UNESCO in 1988, the old Villa de la Santísima Trinidad founded in the 16th century shows togeher with its multiple architectural values, a wealth of traditions and cultures where Hispanic and African traits are combined. A culture of craftsmanship and ceramics has been transmitted notably from generation to generation. In this area the gentle atmosphere of small cities reigns, where the creative capacity and their residents' wisdom have contributed to preserve from the past their most important values.
Together with historical and cultural values of the territory, the attractiveness of the mountainous Escambray area, its beaches and the beauties of its sea bottoms, as well as its people's hospitality, are the particular features of this city. Trinidad is one of those cities that invites you to travel all around them. Its museums, squares and stone-paved streets make it possible to go back in time. Once in the territory you are invited to know the symbolic Manaca- Iznaga Tower, from where you can see the Valley of the Sugar Mills; Ancón and María Aguilar beaches, Caburní Waterfall, the Cave of the Skulls and Zaza Lake, host of periodic trout fishing tournaments. To visit its nearby keys among which Key Blanco of Casilda stands out are of great interest for those who are keen in the art of deep diving.
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Brunet Theatre Ruins
These romantic ruins were once the Brunet Theatre, the center of Trinidad's local culture, until a disastrous fire in 1901 which literally brought the roof down. Nowadays, a Cuban band performs here on a regular basis and usually attracts quite a crowd, while a tiny cafe is also based at the ruins and provides a choice of refreshments.