Spanish Colonial Arts

Acequias ruined village, Merida

Acequias ruined village, MeridaAcequias ruined village, Merida

A lonely ruined village, lost in the middle of mountains. The trip is also the occasion of a great car tour on impressive tracks.
Museum of colonial art, Merida

Museum of colonial art, MeridaMuseum of colonial art, Merida

Nice religious objects, displayed in a old colonial house with a peaceful patio. Short visit.
Santa Barbara mission, California

Santa Barbara mission, CaliforniaSanta Barbara mission, California

An interesting visit of an ancient building, driving you into the time when California was Spanish. A beautiful outline of the colonial and religious architecture.
Museo de Arte Colonial, Caracas

Museo de Arte Colonial, CaracasMuseo de Arte Colonial, Caracas

The museo de Arte Colonial is hosted in lovely villa: the Quinta de Anauco.
Museo Historico Municipal, Casa Cantero palace, Trinidad

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One of my best souvenir in Trinidad. A wonderful and quiet palace.
Ermita de Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria de la Popa, Trinidad

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If you want to walk a bit and get out of the beaten track while in Trinidad, climb up to the Ermita de Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria de la Popa.
Iglesia y Monasterio de San Francisco, Habana Vieja

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Beautiful white stone building, with many shady courtyards orned with dicreet fountains.
Castillo de San Salvador de la Punta

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This pleasant little fort is almost surrounded by the sea.
Basilica Santa Teresa, Caracas centro

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Santa Teresa is actually made up of 2 churches, Santa Teresa (Eastern side) and Santa Ana (Western side). Both churches are joined in the centre (main altar).
Castillos de Guyana forts, Puerto Ordaz

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2 old Spanish fortress, perched on a hill in the jungle, overlooking the Orinoco.
Castillo de la Real Fuerza, fortress, Habana Vieja

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Nice citadel close to the Plaza de Armas.
Cathedral of Merida

Cathedral of MeridaCathedral of Merida

An eclectic cathedral with a mixture of styles.
Remedios colonial town

Remedios colonial townRemedios colonial town

A charming colonial town, away from the touristis tracks.
Mucuchies stone church, Merida

Mucuchies stone church, MeridaMucuchies stone church, Merida

A little church, pieced together from thousands of stone, by a man and his wife: Juan Felix Sanchez and Epifania Gil.
San Carlos de la Cabana fortress, parque historico militar Morro Cabana

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Simply the largest fort in America.
Sancti Spiritus walking tour

Sancti Spiritus walking tourSancti Spiritus walking tour

A charming little colonial town with blue streets, a river, a 16th century bridge, a church and a theater. A ideal ½ day stop.
Castillo de los Tres Santos Reyes Magnos del Morro

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An impressive fort overlooking the ocean and La Havana.
Plaza de Armas square, Habana Vieja

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The Plaza de Armas square is a very pleasant place to come to cool under the shade of palm and Ceiba trees, or to contemplate the baroque façades and arches that surround the square.
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