Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, Antigua

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#8 of 10 in Historic Sites in Antigua
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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  • July 29, 2017
    This is a wonderful building to visit during the day, but it looks absolutely amazing all lit up at night! To that regard, there are usually a lot of street vendors sleeping under the shelter of the a...  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    It's a cute place, they should visit them at night, since it has good lighting and striking for being cute.
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  • July 24, 2017
    This is one of the main buildings in Antigua's Central Park and a great photographic spot. If you can go at dusk when the building is illuminated but the sky is still blue it makes for a wonderful bac...  more »

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