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Address: 5 Av. Norte and 2 Calle Poniente, Antigua, Guatemala
Phone Number: 832-0184
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Description: This monumental arch was built as a passageway between the monastery and...
This monumental arch was built as a passageway between the monastery and adjoining school. The buildings were constructed to accommodate an increase in religious followers during the 17th century.
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Antigua City Sightseeing Tour

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The hotel is awesom. Lot of details of the best taste, One of the best in Antigua. The restaurant is magnificient. Meat are superior.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The hotel is awesom. Lot of details of the best taste, One of the best in Antigua. The restaurant is magnificient. Meat are superior.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A must see in antigua especially at night! There is also some of the best shopping on the main street!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

You'll find this sight hard to miss during your visit to Antigua. Interesting landmark that has managed to survive the earthquakes.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

As another rater mentioned, Antigua isn't huge and you will pass this arch at some point. Stop and take photos as the architecture captures the beauty of the country; the people, the cobblestone streets, the culture.

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Great photo opt! This is one of the most beautiful and photographed places in Antigua. The lovely pastel colored houses down that street make for a delightful stroll. Be sure to turn around once you walk through the arch to see the amazing volcano.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Antigua isn't huge so you'll probably pass by this arch as you're wandering round town. It's very pretty and from one side you get a good view of the volcano too so a definite addition to your photo collection.

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A symbol of Antigua... Beautiful Spanis Baroque. Great photo opportunity. A very nice, intimate wine bar is right next to it...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Pretty close to the center, easy to access and beautiful to see. There are also restaurants around, i recommend Fridas!

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a really nice place, Arco de Santa Catarina is a key part of this entire landmark of the street of the arch (calle del arco), with the church La Merced on one end and a great view of the Agua Volcano along the whole street on the other side. For anyone that has been here, the Arch is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

It's pretty and you can take a good photo, you'll probably pass it while wandering Antigua but not much of an 'attraction!' Check out textiles market nearby. That's a sight worth seeing.

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