Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, Antigua

(3.7/5 based on 140+ 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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  • 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 »
  • Visitable not inside because administrative building. It must above all see the place as a whole
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  • The architectural space is interesting but lacks much attention to displays. You can see canons of the colonial era, which are very interesting. There are several spaces where different displays, are but with little information. They do not provide a review and map displays to enter despite the high cost of entry for what it offers. There is a small map of the structure before being restored. A very good choice is to have made this space a museum but lacks much work in the exhibitions and the attention.
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