Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, Antigua
(3.8/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
A spectacular example of colonial architecture in the heart of the city, Palacio de los Capitanes Generales is Antigua’s first two story building. Constructed during 1558, the structure is completely supported by thick white stone arches. Its original purpose was to house all government offices. The palace stands tall over the central plaza and is illuminated at night, providing great photo opportunities at any time of the day. Plan to visit Palacio de los Capitanes Generales during your Antigua vacation using our convenient Antigua vacation planner.
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  • The old palace, whose colonnades provide cool shade on hot days in particular and which can also be visited at one of the city tour is located adjacent to the Central Park!
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  • I was a little excited about this place, but it was closed during my visit. It's pretty from the outside and extremely close to the central plaza, regardless! 
  • Really beautiful building and in a lively and fun part of town. Definitely worth a look. Also I would say worth seeing at night when the arches are all lit up.