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“1st Palace in Central America”

Palacio de los Capitanes Generales
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Shore Excursion: Antigua Sightseeing Tour from Puerto Quetzal
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Ciudad Vieja Villages and Elaboration of Huipiles from Guatemala City or Antigua
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Guatemala City and Antigua Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #20 of 83 things to do in Antigua
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Owner description: This grand palace, parts of which are still in various stages of restoration, is home to several government offices.
Panajachel, Guatemala
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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“1st Palace in Central America”
Reviewed June 5, 2012

Vert nice building, several arch in the first floor, was the political, accounting, administration, capitain, jail, center for central america until the 1773...

Visited June 2012
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Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Family weekend”
Reviewed March 13, 2012

Lots of history and a nice building, altough a bit neglected - I imagine lack of funds. It has lots of potential.

Visited February 2012
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Cartersville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Classic spanish architecture”
Reviewed March 8, 2012

Located on the Plaza in Antigua the edifice is stunning. Mnay of the structures around the Plaza are worth visiting and taking photos of.

Visited March 2012
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Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Stunning Restoration”
Reviewed December 22, 2011

You will enjoy this beauty of the central square and it is particularly stunning at night when lit.

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