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8 Jun 2019
“Beautifully preserved”
22 Apr 2019
“Worst museum ever”
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This grand palace, parts of which are still in various stages of restoration, is home to several government offices.
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Calle Poniente 5, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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They still use this building and it houses businesses. Beautifully lite up at night. Walking through here will take you back several centuries when Antigua was the capital of Guatemala.
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The museum is a total waste of money in its current state. I am not sure what the purpose of the museum is, but you can read on a computer how different vulcanic eruptions have affected the city. The exhibition is just strange.
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The museum is set in Frank Gehry's extraordinary multi-coloured building on the Amador causeway with views to the Pacific on one side and to the countryside on the other. The object is to chart the creation of the Panamanian isthmus and its impact on world biodiversity and
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This is another grand building in Antigua, but you cannot enter. It is off the main square and can take photos outside.
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Anchoring one side of the Plaza, this historic structure is very lovely, While we were there a crafts fair was set-up in front and a parade was held around the plaza with bands, drummers and various dignitaries all with loud fireworks. Just fantastic.
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