Palacio de los Capitanes Generales, Antigua

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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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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  • 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 »
  • It is a necessary step to explore Antigua, usually on weekends is the band and gives a special character to the site.
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  • 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.
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