Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, Antigua

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Historic Site
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 a pretty cool building with a lovely facade right next to the central park. We went to the museum situated inside the building which was pretty interesting as well.  more »
  • Lovely building with great architecture. Sadly we could only see it from the outside. We were told that it is very beautiful at night as it is lit up. So if we return to Antigua we will check it out a...  more »
  • This is a large and old official building. Because it is next to the city center park with it's people and fountain it is worth a trip if in the area. It sure was not the highlight of our trip by any ...  more »