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Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, Antigua
Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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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This is right on the Central Park Square. Was constructed during the Spanish Colonial era approx 1545. Could not go inside, but the exterior has placards that let you know more about the illustrious h... read more »
Es un paso necesario al recorrer La Antigua, por lo general los fines de semana se sitúa la banda y le da un caracter especial al sitio.It is a necessary step to explore Antigua, usually on weekends is the band and gives a special character to the site.show original
Es un magnífico edificio, con toda la belleza de siglos. Lo que no está bien es el museo. Muy pobre, muy mal puesto, deplorable. ¡Pero si tienen la espada de Pedro de Alvarado y casi no se ve! Muy mal... read more »It is a magnificent building, with all the beauty of centuries. What isn't right is the Museum. Very poor, very badly since, deplorable. But if you have the sword of Pedro de Alvarado and almost not visible! Very bad the Muni or the Ministry that operate this museum.show original
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