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Santeria Israel

Martinez Villera St. 59, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
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Syncretic Religion

I thought this little temple was in interesting contrast to other manifestations of Santeria which... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
milliesmum2016
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Quite disappointing

Nor far from Plaza Mayor there is this Santeria Israel, the entry is free and you can look in the... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Rosario_it
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Brussels
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Martinez Villera St. 59, Trinidad 62600, Cuba
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I thought this little temple was in interesting contrast to other manifestations of Santeria which are to be seen in the Catholic Basilicas and Cathedrals. This little house temple is specifically devoted to Santeria and worships a Godess who seems to home to the sea....More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Nor far from Plaza Mayor there is this Santeria Israel, the entry is free and you can look in the couple of room which haven't have nothing of interesting. Moreover, there is nobody which can explains what is the santeria and its implication in the...More

Thank Rosario_it
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

I wandered in here, but there is very little information about Santeria, and the people there were thoroughly immersed in their own affairs- which is fine. It did not feel like an 'attraction' as such, but more just watching people going about their religious practice.

Thank Janine R
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Santeria is part of the Cuban culture. You can visit this place but need to have an open mind for the things you will find in there. Is a stop we recommend.

Thank Locombiano14
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Our tour group stopped here during our walking visit of Trinidad, beautiful setting. Fortunately our tour guide was familiar with the meaning and significance of the items in the Santeria religion; without her knowledge it would have been a quick look and see.

Thank Walloweye
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a very interesting place to visit to observe the traditions of the Santeria religion and see how they worship

Thank Carla A
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Easy to find if you know what your looking for because it is not advertised. Go thru to back room and see if the Santero is there to explain it. If not there then don't linger, nothing to see out in the open.

Thank kellieh1
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

When I visited this place I felt dreadfully. The energy there is disturbing, due to the witchcraft that takes place there. Terrible. Beware, if you are spiritually sensitive, do not go there!

Thank ABC8083
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

More of a museum than a real Santeria temple this place is beautifully kept and a rare opportunity for a tourist to get a close look (if somewhat sanitized I assume) at an intriguing religion.

Thank Bernard B
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

If you have done a little research this location is helpful in understanding this amalgamation of an African religion and Catholicism

Thank Offbway
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