Arco de Santa Catalina, Antigua

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An iconic landmark, Arco de Santa Catalina represents the only portion of the once-flourishing Convent of St. Catherine that's left standing. Built in 1694, the arch spans a street and was used by nuns to cross from one building to another without being seen on the street. The bright yellow structure boasts a rich history and has become a symbol of the city. The clock tower was added in the 1830s. To plan Antigua vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • Every single postcard, painting, mug or any other souvenir you get from Antigua Guatemala portraits this landmark, you night as well come and see it if you are around.  more »
  • The Arch of Santa Catalina is a very nice building but which complements it is the visa you need from there water volcano. In the vicinity of the arc you will find restaurants, bars and a crafts market. They are unfortunately doing maintenance to its structure by what will not appreciate the view of the volcano from the arch.
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  • At time of visiting it was being repaired/repainted. But it is still beautiful and also at night when lit up.  more »
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  • Must place in antigua!
  • Icon of the city
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  • It is one of the most recognized by visitors to Antigua Guatemala, places where you can see the carving art in its monumental design.
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  • One of the best images you can take in the city of Antigua, whenever clouds allow you full visibility of the volcano.
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