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Palacio de los Capitanes Generales

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Address: 5 Calle Poniente, Antigua, 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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Beautiful Building

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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St. George, Utah
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St. George, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed June 7, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 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 stars Reviewed April 11, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 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 stars Reviewed March 26, 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 stars Reviewed March 19, 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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

Great historic atmosphere. Well worth a visit - busy day and night. We did not have time but take a horse and buggy ride - it looked like so much fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

It's a beautiful spot for pictures when lit up in the evening. Friday-Saturday are busier nights. Saturday mornings have vendors lined up with all kinds of Guatemalan goods jewelry,wood,clothing...

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