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Palacio de los Capitanes Generales

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Address: Calle Poniente 5, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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This grand palace, parts of which are still in various stages of...

This grand palace, parts of which are still in various stages of restoration, is home to several government offices.

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US$ 140.00*
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Shore Excursion: Antigua Sightseeing Tour from Puerto Quetzal
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Colonial Antigua Afternoon Walking Tour

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Lit up at night

A beautiful experience taking a closer look at old colonial archetecture. The place is lit up at night and looks breathtaking to the eye one that showcases the relaxing charm of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2016
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Dunsborough, Australia
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Dunsborough, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

A beautiful experience taking a closer look at old colonial archetecture. The place is lit up at night and looks breathtaking to the eye one that showcases the relaxing charm of Antigua.

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Baltimore, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

When we visited in July it wasn’t open. We weren’t able to view the beauty of the inside but the outside was beautiful and the street was closed so we were able to get some wonderful pictures.

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St. George, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

After you visit the park go take a walk through here. Close by and is just some very beautiful architecture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Worth the visit, specially at night when is when you really apreciate it, beautiful!!! Dont miss this place with his little placita and stores all around

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

I heard great things about this location. I understand it's a must see, must do. When I was there this last trip, it was closed. Next trip.

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Sleepy Hollow, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

A walkthough is worthwhile to see the interior architecture of the building. The view from the upper balconies of the square and he city are worth the climb.

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Antigua, Guatemala
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

What a view!! This literally takes your breath away as you turn to look from Central Park. Combined with the Cathedral on an adjoining side makes this a must see.

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

This is a lovely building on the central park and square. It is especially pretty at night when it is all lit up!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

this is on one side of the local city center. the date is on the building. there are neat designs of the time on the arch.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Looking over a truly beautiful plaza along with a magnificent Iglesia, this is the heart of Antigua and can't be missed. Shops, Banks and restaurants surround the plaza.

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