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Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios
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Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Cuba
Description:
Founded in the early 16th century in honour of the Holy Trinity, the city was a bridgehead for the conquest of the American continent. Its 18th- and 19th-century buildings, such as the Palacio Brunet and the Palacio Cantero, were built in its days of prosperity from the sugar trade.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.