Trujillo, Honduras

Trujillo is the capital city of the Honduran department of Colón, situated on the northern Caribbean coast. The city is located on a bluff overlooking the Bay of Trujillo and is flanked by two prominent mountains, Mount Capiro and Mount Calentura.

The Fortaleza of Santa Barbara is a major attraction in Trujillo. Visitors can get unparalleled views of the bay. At the Rufino Galan museum pre-Columbian artifacts can be seen as well as an unusual stream fed swimming hole. There are also some great beaches at Trujillo, including Bahia Bar and Gringos and Puerto Castillo.

Things to See & Do

* Spanish fort – Fortaleza of Santa Barbara
* Old cemetery in the town center
* Rufino Galan Museum
* Historic town center
* Garifuna fishing villages

General Information

Cruise Season – Jan to Dec
Currency – Lempira (HNL)
Language – Spanish
Land Area – 30.74 km²
Population – 30,000 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 504

Travel Links – There is an airport situated outside of the city.

Photo Credit John Simos

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