Novel Projects Seek to Save Heritage at Valley of the Sugar Mills


On the eve of Trinidad village’s half-millennium anniversary, local restoration experts make efforts to safe the cultural and built heritage of this historic village and the Valley of the Sugar Mills.

In the fertile valley, which was declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988, several projects have been started aimed at preserving the physical spaces that offer the interpretation of the museological product taking into consideration different principles.

Thus, specialists from the City Curator’s Office are currently committed to finish the so-called Sugar and Industrial Heritage interpretation centers, one of which is located in the former Guáimaro farm, and the other in San Isidro de los Destiladeros.

San Isidro de los Destiladeros’s tower, the most unique in the area, can be now admired by visitor, along with Guáimaro farm (former Borrell’s house), which was completely rebuilt.


Taken from Radio Trinidad and translated by Escambray.

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